CRC - 2017 COMMISSIONER AMENDMENT Proposal No. P 29 Ì542932'Î542932 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . Floor: 2/WD . 03/20/2018 04:46 PM . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Commissioner Newsome moved the following: 1 CRC Substitute for Amendment (364328) (with title 2 amendment) 3 4 Delete everything after the proposal clause 5 and insert: 6 A new section is added to Article X of the State 7 Constitution to read: 8 ARTICLE X 9 MISCELLANEOUS 10 SECTION 30. EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION.—An 11 unauthorized alien may not work in the state contrary to federal 12 immigration law. 13 (a) All employers, both public and private, after making an 14 offer of employment for every new employee in the state of 15 Florida, shall verify that the employee is authorized to work 16 through the federal E-Verify Program, or any successor program 17 designated by the federal government, for verification that an 18 employee is an authorized worker. 19 (b) The Florida Department of Business and Professional 20 Regulation (DBPR), or its successor agency, shall develop and 21 implement a statewide random auditing program to inspect 22 employers for compliance with this section. If, during such 23 inspections, the DBPR finds an employer has failed to fully 24 comply with the section, the DBPR shall allow thirty days for 25 the employer found in violation to comply with this section. If, 26 after thirty days, the employer is not in full compliance with 27 this section, the DBPR shall suspend the employer's business 28 license until the employer is in compliance with the section. 29 (c) The legislature shall pass all legislation necessary to 30 implement this section prior to December 31, 2019. 31 (d) After January 1, 2020, any employer who has actual or 32 constructive knowledge that another employer has not complied 33 with the section has legal standing and the right to bring a 34 private cause of action to seek injunctive relief and other 35 damages against any such employer who has hired the unauthorized 36 worker. 37 38 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 39 And the title is amended as follows: 40 Delete everything before the proposal clause 41 and insert: 42 A proposal to create 43 A new section of Article X of the State Constitution 44 to prohibit unauthorized aliens from working in the 45 state, to require a mandatory verification of 46 employment eligibility, to require a random statewide 47 auditing program, and provide a private cause of 48 action for enforcement.