Rep. Dan Burton (R-Ind.) has 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. Burton represents Indiana's 5th Congressional District and is serving his 15th term in Congress. Rep. Burton has a career A-grade.
Chairman Smith's bill now has 48 total cosponsors and has received three new cosponsors in the past 24 hours.
Updated: Fri, Oct 28th 2011 @ 8:00am EDT