Immigrant and Civil Rights Interest Groups to coordinate resources and key legislative contacts.
As Anthony Weigel, an AILA member and vocal opponent of this legislation noted:
There were three valid reasons for the bill’s failure. First, proponents failed to provide a financial impact estimate worth considering.
, a comparable state, estimated a net cost of $40 million for a similar bill. Second, succinct and persuasive evidence was presented by a UMKC law professor that the bill involved an incredibly unsettled area of the law, federal preemption, and the risk and costs of litigation could be avoided by not proceeding with the bill at this time. And third, as stated by the Kansas Business Coalition, if simple solutions existed, we wouldn’t have today’s problems. Kentucky