E-Verify Alabama DOWNLOAD E-Verify Alabama REQUIREMENTS

Effective Date

January 21, 2012

Employers Impacted

Under the law, All Alabama employers must enroll in E-Verify by April 1, 2012 and verify the work eligibility of all new hires. Employers must attest to not employing an unauthorized alien as a condition of being awarded any government contract, grant or incentive.

Penalties for Non-Compliance

First Offense — Debarment from state contracts, cancellation of state government grants or incentives and suspension or revocation of business license up to 60 days.

Second Offense — May lead to permanent revocation of business license.

Albertville

Effective Date

December 1, 2008

Employers Impacted

For contracts in excess of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) in any twelve-month period, the contractor or supplier shall certify to the city that it and its subcontractors have and will verify, to the extent allowable by federal law, by using the federal E-verify program, that no unauthorized aliens are utilized in providing services, materials or things to the city.

Penalties for Non-Compliance

The city council may terminate a contract if the contractor, subcontractor or supplier fails to terminate an employee determined by the federal government to be an unauthorized alien or fails to provide verification that it does not employ unauthorized aliens.

Decatur

Effective Date

June 1, 2009

Employers Impacted

All employers doing business with the City.

Decatur City Council approved resolution No. 99-141 requiring that companies doing business with the city verify that all employees are authorized to work in the US using E-Verify or another acceptable procedure.

Penalties for Non-Compliance

Revocation of contract.

Huntsville

Effective Date

January 1, 2010

Employ Employers Impacted

All city contractors with contracts valued at $15,000 or higher must use E-Verify for all new employees who will be working directly on the contract with the city. If a contractor uses one or more subcontractors in connection with the performance of a contract, the contractor shall include in all subcontracts valued at $3,000.00 or more the requirement for compliance by the subcontractor. COTS items are exempted for both contractors and subcontractors.

Penalties for Non-Complianceer

The city may refuse to award, renew or extend a contract. The city may also terminate a contract with any contractor that fails to remain enrolled in E-Verify throughout the term of its contract with the city.