senate Bill S5497

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires all state and local agencies, and government contractors to register for and participate in the E-verify program

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to civil service and pensions
May 25, 2011 referred to civil service and pensions

S5497 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §153, Civ Serv L; add §135-b, St Fin L; add §103-g, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S3879

S5497 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires all state and local agencies, and government contractors to register for and participate in the E-verify program for the purpose of verifying the eligibility for employment of potential employees.

S5497 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5497 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5497

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 25, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions

AN ACT to amend the civil service  law, in relation to requiring  public
  employers  to register for and participate in the E-verify program for
  verification of employment eligibility; and to amend the state finance
  law and the general municipal law, in relation  to  requiring  persons
  and  entities  contracting with the state or a municipality to partic-
  ipate in such program

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  civil service law is amended by adding a new section
153 to read as follows:
  S 153. PUBLIC EMPLOYER VERIFICATION OF EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY.  1. FOR
THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) "E-VERIFY PROGRAM" MEANS THE ELECTRONIC VERIFICATION PROGRAM  THAT
IS  AUTHORIZED BY THE ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION REFORM AND IMMIGRATION RESPON-
SIBILITY ACT OF 1996, PUBLIC LAW 104-208, DIVISION C, SECTION 403 (A); 8
U.S.C. SECTION 1324 (H) (3), AND JOINTLY  ADMINISTERED  BY  THE  FEDERAL
DEPARTMENT  OF  HOMELAND SECURITY AND SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION, OR
ITS SUCCESSOR PROGRAM.
  (B) THE TERM "PUBLIC EMPLOYEE" MEANS ANY PERSON HOLDING A POSITION  BY
APPOINTMENT OR EMPLOYMENT IN THE SERVICE OF A PUBLIC EMPLOYER.
  (C) THE TERM "PUBLIC EMPLOYER" MEANS (I) THE STATE OF NEW YORK, (II) A
COUNTY,  CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR ANY OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR CIVIL
DIVISION OF THE STATE, (III) A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR ANY GOVERNMENTAL ENTI-
TY OPERATING A PUBLIC SCHOOL,  COLLEGE  OR  UNIVERSITY,  (IV)  A  PUBLIC
IMPROVEMENT  OR SPECIAL DISTRICT, (V) A PUBLIC AUTHORITY, COMMISSION, OR
PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION, (VI) ANY OTHER PUBLIC CORPORATION, AGENCY OR
INSTRUMENTALITY OR  UNIT  OF  GOVERNMENT  WHICH  EXERCISES  GOVERNMENTAL
POWERS  UNDER THE LAWS OF THE STATE, OR (VII) ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY
ACTING ON BEHALF OF AN ENTITY LISTED IN ANY OTHER SUBPARAGRAPH  OF  THIS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11503-02-1

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