PROTECT NORTH CAROLINA WORKERS ACT.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 63 (Public) Filed Tuesday, February 12, 2019
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF EMPLOYERS WHO ARE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FEDERAL E-VERIFY PROGRAM; TO REPEAL THE E-VERIFY EXEMPTION FOR TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES; AND TO EXCLUDE FARM WORKERS FROM THE DEFINITION OF EMPLOYEE UNDER ARTICLE 2 OF CHAPTER 64 OF THE GENERAL STATUTES.
Intro. by Cleveland, Conrad, D. Hall, Speciale.

Status: Re-ref Com On Commerce (House action) (Apr 10 2019)
H 63

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 10 2019 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Amends the proposed definition for farm worker in GS 64-25 under Article 2, Verification of Work Authorization, to eliminate the exclusion of workers who merely plant, transplant, or transport trees from the proposed definition.


  • Summary date: Feb 12 2019 - More information

    Amends the definitions in GS 64-25 for terms used in Article 2 of GS Chapter 64, Verification of Work Authorization, as follows. Amends the definition of employee to remove the exclusion from the term for individuals whose term of employment is less than nine months in a calendar year; adds that the term does not include a farm worker, an independent contractor, or an individual who provides domestic service in a private home that is sporadic irregular, or intermittent. Adds and defines the terms farm worker and independent contractor. 

    Effective October 1, 2019.


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