Public Procurement Act; verification of legal presence of contractors for employment. (HB90)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Nichols (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public Procurement Act; verification of legal presence. Requires all public contractors and their subcontractors to register and participate in a federal Electronic Work Verification Program or similar electronic verification of work authorization program to determine that their employees and individual independent contractors are legally eligible for employment in the United States. Contractors and subcontractors are required to verify the employment status of their employees and independent contractors, and are prohibited from employing or contracting with an individual who is not determined to be legally eligible for employment in the United States as determined through the verification of the individual's status. Contractors who do not register and participate in the registration program are ineligible for prequalification. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/13/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088276654
12/13/2007Referred to Committee on Rules
01/17/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB90)
02/12/2008Left in Rules

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB426 and HB1558.