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H 7107 - Employment Verification Program - Key Vote

Rhode Island Key Votes

Brian Kennedy voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (52-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Employment Verification Program

Highlights:
-Requires employers to submit an application every sixty days until they are accepted to the program (Sec. 1). -Allows the state to levy fines up to $3000 on employers who fail to participate in the program (Sec. 1). -Requires that employers immediately terminate the employment of an individual who is determined to be ineligible to work in the U.S. by the E-verify program and imposes a fine of $50 per day per employee for failure to comply (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Employment Verification Program

Sponsors

  • Jon D. Brien (RI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Douglas W. Gablinske (RI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Alfred A. Gemma (RI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard Wyllie Singleton (RI - R) (Out Of Office)
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