H.R. 5515 (110th): New Employee Verification Act of 2008


Feb 28, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 28, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sam Johnson

Representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2008
Length: 85 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Social Security Act to prevent unauthorized earnings from being credited toward benefits under title II of such Act and to make improvements in provisions governing totalization agreements, to amend the Social Security Act and the Immigration and Nationality Act to prevent unauthorized employment, and to improve coordination of the provisions of such Acts, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/28/2008--Introduced.New Employee Verification Act of 2008 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to require employers to verify employee identification and employment eligibility under the Electronic Employment Verification System ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 28, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5515”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


35 cosponsors (31R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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