Reps. Chip Cravaack (R-Minn.) and Tim Johnson (R-Ill.) have cosponsored House Judiciary Chairman Lamar Smith's Legal Workforce Act (H.R.2885). The bill would require 100% of businesses to begin using E-Verify for all new hires within 2 years and require all federal and state governments to check new hires and existing employees within 6 months.
Rep. Chip Cravaack represents Minnesota's 8th Congressional District and is serving his first term in Congress. He has earned a career B grade and has also cosponsored Chairman Smith's originial E-Verify bill.
Rep. Tim Johnson represents Illinois' 15th Congressional District and is serving his sixth term in Congress. Rep.Johnson has already a career B grade.
With the cosponsorships of both Congressmen, Chairman Smith's bill now has 52 total sponsors.
Updated: Fri, Nov 4th 2011 @ 4:40pm EDT