H.Res.685 - Calling on the Governor of the State of Illinois to defend the right of employers to employee verification.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL-10] (Introduced 09/27/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||10/12/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law.|
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Summary: H.Res.685 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/27/2007)
Supports: (1) the basic right of every employer in the United States to verify a potential employee's legal status; and (2) the bipartisan Basic Pilot Program as an effective tool giving employers the ability to verify potential employees' legal status.
Calls on: (1) the Illinois legislature to repeal Illinois Public Act 095-0138, which violates federal law by denying employers the right to verify potential employees' legal status; and (2) the Governor of Illinois to file an amicus brief in the case of United States v. Illinois supporting the plaintiff's conclusion that Illinois Public Act 095-0138 violates the Supremacy Clause of the United States Constitution.