Published Date:  

2015-04-21 (All day)

Public Description:  

S. 1032, the Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act, make E-Verify permanent; mandate E-Verify for all federal government agencies, federal contractors, and critical employers as defined by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS); require employers, contractors, and subcontractors to verify all new employees within one year; increase civil penalties to between $2,500 and $5,000 for each unauthorized alien, $5,000 to $10,000 per alien for second offenses, and $10,000 to $25,000 per alien for subsequent offenses; debar repeat violators from federal contracts, grants, or cooperative agreements; prohibit states from weakening the E-Verify law; protect employers from liability for actions taken in 'good faith;' allow employers to voluntarily run prospective employees through E-Verify prior to employment with the consent of the prospective employee; require all employers to verify all current employees after 3 years; require reverification for employees with limited work permits; require employers to turn information over to DHS for any employee terminated due to receiving a final non-confirmation; stipulate information sharing between SSA (Social Security Administration), DHS, and the IRS (Internal Revenue Service); and impose a 20 year prison term for identity theft.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support
Sponsored by:  Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] in the 114th congress

Bill Number:  

S. 1032

Chamber:  

Senate

Grade Categories:  

Reduce Illegal Jobs & Presence