Georgia Immigration and Compliance Act
New Rules and Regulations
After July 1, 2007, each successful low bidder will be required to execute an affidavit and agreement within the contract documents certifying their participation in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (EEV), formally known as the Basic Pilot Program. An additional affidavit for each subcontractor regardless of tier will also have to be submitted by the contractor along with GDOT Form 485, Request for Approval of Subcontract. The submission of the EEV affidavit is a direct result of the passage of SB 529 in 2006 which amended Titles 13, 16, 35, 42, 43, and 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated.
Information concerning EEV may be obtained by accessing www.uscis.gov, selea.govct Services and Benefits, then Employer Information, and finally Employment Eligibility Verification Program (EEV)/Basic Pilot (near the bottom of the screen).
The following schedule will be utilized with this submission requirement:
- On or after July 1, 2007, public employers, contractors, or subcontractors of 500 or more employees will be required to execute the affidavit
- On or after July 1, 2008, public employers, contractors, or subcontractors of 100 or more employees will be required to execute the affidavit
- On or after July 1, 2009, public employers, contractors, and subcontractors will be required to execute the affidavit.
Federal Work Authorization Program