Washington U.S. Legal Presence Initiative I-1043 (2009)
|Not on Ballot|
| This measure did not or |
will not appear on a ballot
Ballot measure supporters plan to submit the same 2009 "Respect for Law" legislation in January 2010.
I-1043, an Initiative to the People, was sponsored by Wendell L. Hannigan.
The official ballot title for I-1043 said, "Measure No. 1043 concerns enforcement of immigration laws. This measure would require state and local agencies to cooperate in enforcing federal immigration laws and would require verifying immigration status of persons seeking employment, receiving driver’s licenses, and receiving specified public benefits."
Ballot measure summary
According to the description prepared by the Washington Secretary of State:
- "This measure would require state and local government agencies to cooperate with the federal government in enforcing immigration laws. Employers would be required to verify immigration status of employees, subject to penalty. It would require verification of immigration status of applicants for specified state, local and federal public benefits. Nonprofit organizations would be prohibited from offering employment services without proof of immigration status. Issuance of driver’s licenses would be prohibited without proof of immigration status."
|state ballot measure article is a stub. You can help people learn by expanding it.|