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E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated by U. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA).E-Verify is currently free to employers and is available in all 50 states.
In 2008, SB 193 was passed requiring contractors with state contracts to use E-Verify. Georgia SB 529 - Passed in 2006, SB 529 requires public employers, contractors and subcontractors with 500 or more employees to participate in E-Verify for all new employees, effective July 1, 2007.Minnesota Executive Order - In January 2008, Governor Tim Pawlenty issued an executive order effective, January 29, 2008, stating that all hiring authorities within the executive branch of state government as well as any employer seeking to enter into a state contract worth in excess of $50,000 must participate in the E-Verify program.The executive order expired 90 days after Pawlenty left office. Tom Emmer offered and the State House approved an amendment requiring the mandatory use of E-Verify for anyone receiving funds from a $1 billion stimulus bill.Upon the second violation, the state may permanently debar the company from doing business with the state.Nebraska L 403 - Passed in 2009, LB403 requires state and local governments and contractors to use E-Verify effective October 1, 2009.The phase-in period begins in October 2012 and runs through July 2013.
Seasonal workers are not required to be verified through E-Verify. South Carolina HB 4400 - Passed in 2008, HB 4400 requires the mandatory use of E-Verify for all employers by July 1, 2010.
If a court finds that a business knowingly employed someone not authorized to work, the company’s business permit and licenses shall be suspended for 14 days.
Upon the first violation, the state may terminate contracts and bar the company from doing business with the state for 3 years.
Public employers, contractors and subcontractors with more than 100 employees (but less than 500) must use E-Verify on or before July 1, 2008 and public employers, contractors and subcontractors with fewer than 100 employees must use E-Verify on or before July 1, 2009.
HB 87 - Passed in 2011, HB 87 requires all private businesses with more than 10 employees to use E-Verify.
Oklahoma HB 1804 (Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act) - Passed in 2007 and made effective on November 1, 2007, HB 1804 requires public employers, contractors and subcontractors to participate in E-Verify and requires income tax withholding for independent contractors who do not have valid Social Security numbers. Daryl Metcalfe, HB 738 requires all employers in Pennsylvania to use E-Verify. All public employers, private employers with more than 100 employees and public contractors with more than 500 employees were required to comply by January 1, 2009.