Bill Summary for H 1221 (2013-2014)

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May 27 2014

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View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 1221 (Public) Filed Tuesday, May 27, 2014
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT ONLY TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES IN THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR DO NOT HAVE TO BE COUNTED FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING WHETHER AN EMPLOYER MUST USE E-VERIFY.
Intro. by Riddell, Whitmire, Brody, Dobson.

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Amends GS 64-25, concerning definitions for use in verification of work authorization and required use of e-verify, providing that the definition of employee does not included an individual whose employment is less than nine months in a calendar year and who works in the agriculture, agribusiness, landscaping, or forestry sectors, thus not requiring such an employee to be counted in regards to determining if e-verify is required (previously, exemption for not being considered an employee did not include employment type limitation).

Appropriates $100,000 from the General Fund to the Department of Labor for the 2014-15 fiscal year to create materials and programs that can be used to train employers on the requirements of GS Chapter 64, Article 2.

Effective October 1, 2014.

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