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HCS SB 529 - Georgia Security and Immigration Compliance Act - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (123-51) - (Key vote)

Title: Georgia Security and Immigration Compliance Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that places a five percent fee on money transfers to foreign countries by individuals who cannot prove U.S. citizenship or a legal entry into the U.S. The bill also requires public employers to verify the legal status of all new employees beginning on July 1, 2007 and to provide documents on each person working for them upon the request of the Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Labor’s office. The bill also specifies that private employers cannot deduct wages paid to a person who does not provide taxpayer identification and employment authorization documents, unless the employee was hired before January 1, 2008. The bill requires the verification of legal entry of any individual 18 or older applying for state or local public aid, except for certain benefits including emergency benefits, prenatal and postsecondary education benefits.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Georgia Security and Immigration Compliance Act

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