E-Verify Georgia DOWNLOAD E-Verify Georgia REQUIREMENTS

Effective Date

January 1, 2012

Employers Impacted

On or before January 1, 2012
Private employers with 500 or more employees must E-Verify all new hires

On or before July 1, 2012
Private employers with more than 100  but fewer than 500 employees must E-Verify all new hires

On or before July 1, 2013
Private employers with between 11 and 99 employees must E-Verify all new hires

(Private employers with 10 or fewer employees are exempt from the E-Verify requirement.)

Penalties for Non-Compliance

Issuance and renewal of a state, county, or municipal business license shall be contingent upon the employer’s registration with E-Verify.

Persons acting in willful violation of the law by knowingly accepting identification documents that are not secure and verifiable shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to imprisonment not to exceed 12 months, a fine not to exceed $1,000.00 or both.

Cherokee County

Effective Date

January 1, 2011

Employers Impacted

County Contractors (and Subcontractors) must prove enrollment in E-Verify in the last 12 months for employees working on the contract.

Penalties for Non-Compliance

Termination of the contract and liability for all damages and delays occasioned by the County