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AB 1236 - An Act to Add Article 2.5 (Commencing with Section 2811) to Chapter 2 of Division 3 of the Labor Code, Relating to Employment.

Employment: hiring practices: electronic employment verification. 2011-2012 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
The E-Verify Program of the United States Department of Homeland Security, in partnership with the United States Social Security Administration, enables participating employers to use the program, on a voluntary basis, to verify that the employees they hire are authorized to work in the United States.

The bill would prohibit the state, or a city, county, city and county, or special… More
The E-Verify Program of the United States Department of Homeland Security, in partnership with the United States Social Security Administration, enables participating employers to use the program, on a voluntary basis, to verify that the employees they hire are authorized to work in the United States.

The bill would prohibit the state, or a city, county, city and county, or special district, from requiring an employer other than one of those government entities to use an electronic employment verification system except when required by federal law or as a condition of receiving federal funds. Hide
 
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The bill has become law (chaptered). 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on September 6, 2011.

voted YES: 24 voted NO: 14
2 voted present/not voting

An Act to Add Article 2.5 (Commencing with Section 2811) to Chapter 2 of Division 3 of the Labor Code, Relating to Employment.

AB 1236 — 2011-2012 Legislature

Summary
The E-Verify Program of the United States Department of Homeland Security, in partnership with the United States Social Security Administration, enables participating employers to use the program, on a voluntary basis, to verify that the employees they hire are authorized to work in the United States.

The bill would prohibit the state, or a city, county, city and county, or special district, from requiring an employer other than one of those government entities to use an electronic employment verification system except when required by federal law or as a condition of receiving federal funds.
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Title
An Act to Add Article 2.5 (Commencing with Section 2811) to Chapter 2 of Division 3 of the Labor Code, Relating to Employment.
Author(s)
Paul Fong
Co-Authors
    Subjects
    • Employment: hiring practices: electronic employment verification
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/18/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Passed Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment5/04/2011
    Passed Assembly5/19/2011
    Passed Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations6/08/2011
    Passed Senate9/06/2011
    Presented to the governor (enrolled)9/16/2011
    Became law (chaptered).10/09/2011
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteAssembly Committee on Labor and EmploymentDo pass.5/04/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment
    5 voted YES 1 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssemblyAB 1236 FONG Assembly Third Reading5/19/2011This bill PASSED the Assembly
    55 voted YES 22 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on Labor and Industrial RelationsDo pass.6/08/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations
    4 voted YES 1 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedSenateAssembly 3rd Reading AB1236 Fong By DeSaulnier9/06/2011This bill PASSED the Senate
    24 voted YES 14 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/18/2011
    2/18/2011Read first time. To print.
    2/20/2011From printer. May be heard in committee March 22.
    3/31/2011Referred to Com. on L. & E. From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on L. & E. Read second time and amended.
    4/04/2011Re-referred to Com. on L. & E.
    select this voteVote5/04/2011Do pass.
    5/05/2011From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 5. Noes 1.) (May 4).
    5/09/2011Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
    5/19/2011Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 55. Noes 22. Page 1465.)
    5/19/2011In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
    select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage5/19/2011AB 1236 FONG Assembly Third Reading
    6/02/2011Referred to Com. on L. & I.R.
    select this voteVote6/08/2011Do pass.
    6/08/2011From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 4. Noes 1.) (June 8).
    6/09/2011Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
    9/06/2011In Assembly. Ordered to Engrossing and Enrolling.
    9/06/2011Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 24. Noes 14. Page 2304.).
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage9/06/2011Assembly 3rd Reading AB1236 Fong By DeSaulnier
    9/16/2011Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 11:30 a.m.
    10/09/2011Approved by the Governor.
    10/09/2011Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 691, Statutes of 2011.

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    34 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

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    An Act to Add Article 2.5 (Commencing with Section 2811) to Chapter 2 of Division 3 of the Labor Code, Relating to Employment.: Assembly 3rd Reading AB1236 Fong By DeSaulnier

    34 organizations supported this bill

    Agricultural Council of California
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    American Civil Liberties Union
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    American Friends Service Committee
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Asian Pacific American Legal Center
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Chamber of Commerce
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Farm Bureau Federation
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Grain & Feed Association
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Grocers Association
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Hotel & Lodging Association
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Immigrant Policy Center
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Independent Grocers Association
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Labor Federation
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California League of Food Processors
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Pan-Ethnic Health Network
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Pear Growers Association
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Seed Association
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California State Floral Association
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    COFEM - Consejo De Federaciones Mexicanas En Norteamérica
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    El Concilio
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Empowering Pacific Islander Communities
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Los Amigos of Orange County
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    National Immigration Law Center
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Nisei Farmers League
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Priority Africa Network
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    South Asian Network
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Street Level Health Project
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Warehouse Workers United
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Western Growers
    Senate Rules Committee (2011, June 9). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    NamePartysort iconDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$0
    Alex PadillaDCA-20$45,400$0
    Carol LiuDCA-21$13,900$0
    Christine KehoeDCA-39$7,300$0
    Curren PriceDCA-26$27,000$0
    Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$129,000$0
    Ed HernandezDCA-24$73,349$0
    Elaine AlquistDCA-13$1,750$0
    Ellen CorbettDCA-10$31,200$0
    Fran PavleyDCA-23$96,500$0
    Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$41,550$0
    Joe SimitianDCA-11$5,500$0
    Juan VargasDCA-40$74,100$0
    Kevin De LeonDCA-22$78,899$0
    Leland YeeDCA-8$68,500$0
    Lois WolkDCA-5$37,592$0
    Loni HancockDCA-9$74,850$0
    Lou CorreaDCA-34$51,000$0
    Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$52,080$0
    Mark LenoDCA-3$46,250$0
    Michael RubioDCA-16$87,699$0
    Noreen EvansDCA-2$43,620$0
    Rod WrightDCA-25$44,500$0
    Ron CalderonDCA-30$30,300$0
    Ted LieuDCA-28$88,450$0
    Anthony CannellaRCA-12$95,259$0
    Bill EmmersonRCA-37$18,250$0
    Bob DuttonRCA-31$14,750$0
    Bob HuffRCA-29$65,847$0
    Doug La MalfaRCA-4$87,275$0
    Jean FullerRCA-18$56,640$0
    Joel AndersonRCA-36$25,625$0
    Mark WylandRCA-38$12,400$0
    Mimi WaltersRCA-33$39,850$0
    Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$0$0
    Sharon RunnerRCA-17$1,000$0
    Ted GainesRCA-1$20,900$0
    Tom BerryhillRCA-14$87,665$0
    Tom HarmanRCA-35$24,300$0
    Tony StricklandRCA-19$37,400$0

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    NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Elaine AlquistDCA-13$1,750$0
    Joel AndersonRCA-36$25,625$0
    Tom BerryhillRCA-14$87,665$0
    Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$0$0
    Ron CalderonDCA-30$30,300$0
    Anthony CannellaRCA-12$95,259$0
    Ellen CorbettDCA-10$31,200$0
    Lou CorreaDCA-34$51,000$0
    Kevin De LeonDCA-22$78,899$0
    Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$52,080$0
    Bob DuttonRCA-31$14,750$0
    Bill EmmersonRCA-37$18,250$0
    Noreen EvansDCA-2$43,620$0
    Jean FullerRCA-18$56,640$0
    Ted GainesRCA-1$20,900$0
    Loni HancockDCA-9$74,850$0
    Tom HarmanRCA-35$24,300$0
    Ed HernandezDCA-24$73,349$0
    Bob HuffRCA-29$65,847$0
    Christine KehoeDCA-39$7,300$0
    Doug La MalfaRCA-4$87,275$0
    Mark LenoDCA-3$46,250$0
    Ted LieuDCA-28$88,450$0
    Carol LiuDCA-21$13,900$0
    Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$0
    Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$41,550$0
    Alex PadillaDCA-20$45,400$0
    Fran PavleyDCA-23$96,500$0
    Curren PriceDCA-26$27,000$0
    Michael RubioDCA-16$87,699$0
    Sharon RunnerRCA-17$1,000$0
    Joe SimitianDCA-11$5,500$0
    Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$129,000$0
    Tony StricklandRCA-19$37,400$0
    Juan VargasDCA-40$74,100$0
    Mimi WaltersRCA-33$39,850$0
    Lois WolkDCA-5$37,592$0
    Rod WrightDCA-25$44,500$0
    Mark WylandRCA-38$12,400$0
    Leland YeeDCA-8$68,500$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    State & local government employee unions$707,723
    Food stores$194,000
    Vegetables, fruits & tree nuts$170,832
    Farmers, in general$131,851
    Food & kindred products manufacturing$116,600
    Chambers of commerce$88,900
    Hotels & motels$86,950
    Other commodities (including rice, peanuts, honey)$77,700
    Labor unions$72,150
    Farm organizations & cooperatives$67,178
    Health & welfare policy$41,716
    Feedlots & related livestock services$27,800
    Municipal & county government organizations$21,900
    Minority & ethnic groups$14,000
    Florists & nursery services$13,650
    Democratic-based groups (but not official party committees) and generic liberal/progressive ones$4,500
    Human rights$0

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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