H.R. 662 (111th): Employee Verification Amendment Act of 2009

Introduced:
Jan 23, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Gabrielle Giffords
Representative for Arizona's 8th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jan 23, 2009
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 6633 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 31, 2008

H.R. 2679 (Related)
To extend certain immigration programs, and for other purposes.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 03, 2009

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 23, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 23, 2009
Referred to Committee Jan 23, 2009
 
Full Title

To evaluate and extend the basic pilot program for employment eligibility confirmation and to ensure the protection of Social Security beneficiaries.

Summary

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Cosponsors
17 cosponsors (12D, 5R) (show)
Committees

House Education and the Workforce

Workforce Protections

House Homeland Security

House Judiciary

Immigration and Border Security

House Ways and Means

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Library of Congress Summary

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1/23/2009--Introduced.
Employee Verification Amendment Act of 2009 - Amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to extend the employment eligibility confirmation pilot programs (which includes the E-Verify basic pilot program).
Directs the Commissioner of Social Security and the Secretary of Homeland Security to enter into a fiscal year agreement which shall: (1) provide funds to the Commissioner for such programs' full costs in quarterly advances; and (2) require an annual accounting and reconciliation of costs incurred and funds provided. Provides for funding continuation in the absence of an agreement.
Requires that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) conduct studies regarding: (1) erroneous tentative nonconfirmations under the E-Verify program; and (2) such program's effects on small entities.

House Republican Conference Summary

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