Federal contractors are already
required to use the growing E-Verify program and this week, a bill has been
filed in Texas that would require the same of all state contractors.
Texas State Senator Charles
Schertner (R-Georgetown) filed Senate Bill 254 on November 28, 2016 that if
passed, would require all state contractors and sub-contractors in Texas to
participate in the federal E-Verify program.
The program is an electronic
employee verification system that already had the support of Texas governor Rick
Perry but may now become law. While many employers already participate the law
would require all employers with a state contract to sign up and participate in
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