2008 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hanger
Worker Eligibility Screening (language only)

Item 125 #3s

Item 125 #3s

Commerce And Trade
Virginia Employment Commission

Page 103, line 12, insert
"E. To assist employers in meeting the requirements of Section 40.1-11.1 of the Code of Virginia (Employment of Illegal Immigrants), the Virginia Employment Commission is directed to develop an automated system for screening job applicants. The Commission shall verify an individual's employment eligibility using both state and federal information sources including, but not limited to, the Department of Taxation, the State Board of Elections, the Department of Health, the Department of Motor Vehicles, and the Social Security Administration. The Commission shall establish and collect fees for this service as appropriate."

(This amendment directs the Virginia Employment Commission to develop an automated system for verifying an individual's employment eligibility. The amendment further authorizes VEC to develop a mechanism for assessing and collecting fees from private employers for this service.)