HR 800

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 800

To make the E-Verify program permanent, and to provide for penalties to enforce compliance with the program, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 18, 2011

Mr. CARTER (for himself, Mr. SHULER, Mr. MCINTYRE, and Mr. GOHMERT) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To make the E-Verify program permanent, and to provide for penalties to enforce compliance with the program, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. E-VERIFY MADE PERMANENT AND MANDATORY.

SEC. 3. ENHANCING MONITORING OF AND COMPLIANCE WITH E-VERIFY PROGRAM.

SEC. 4. MANDATORY NOTIFICATION OF SSN MISMATCHES AND MULTIPLE USES.

SEC. 5. PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO FILE CORRECT INFORMATION RETURNS.

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`In the case of--                 Not less than-- Not more than-- 
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The first offense                          $2,500          $5,000 
The second offense                         $7,500         $15,000 
The third and subsequent offenses         $25,000      $50,000.'. 
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SEC. 6. CLARIFICATION THAT WAGES PAID TO UNAUTHORIZED ALIENS MAY NOT BE DEDUCTED FROM GROSS INCOME.

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