Nebraska Governor Signs Law Mandating that Public Employers, Contractors Use E-VerifyWednesday, April 15, 2009
(American Meat Institute)
Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman has signed into law a bill (LB 403) that will require public employers and contractors to register with and use the federal government's E-Verify program to determine the employment eligibility of new hires. The law will go into effect October 1, 2009.
Public contractors are defined as "any
contractor or his or her subcontractor who is
awarded a contract by a public employer for the
physical performance of services within the
While the bill does not require private employers to use E-Verify, the bill creates tax incentives for entities that use E-Verify.
The law can be found at: http://www.unicam.state.ne.us/FloorDocs/Current/PDF/Final/LB403.pdf.
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