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H 3032 - Immigration Reform - Key Vote

South Carolina Key Votes

John Matthews, Jr. voted Nay (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (Senate) (20-26) - (Key vote)

Title: Immigration Reform

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires employers to verify the immigration or citizenship status of employees through the federal work authorization program.

Highlights:
-Staggers implementation of this bill based on number of employees, requiring companies with 500 or more employees to comply by January 1, 2009, companies with 100 or more employees to comply by July 1, 2009, and all other companies to comply by January 1, 2010 (Sec. 3). -Charges a person who knowingly makes or files any false statement, document, or report with a felony, punished by a fine and up to five years in prison (Sec. 3). -Charges an individual who knowingly transports, moves, or attempts to transport an illegal alien with a felony, and if convicted, allows for imprisonment up to five years and fines up to $5,000 (Sec. 9). -Fines employers who fail to complete Employment Eligibility Verification documents for each employee $100 for a first offense, $250 for a second offense, and $500 for each subsequent offense (Sec. 19).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Immigration Reform

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