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July 8, 2009, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 1415 proposed by Senator Grassley to Amendment SA 1373.
July 9, 2009, 12:00 am ET - Considered by Senate.
July 9, 2009, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 1415 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.

Full Text of this Amendment

SA 1415. Mr. GRASSLEY submitted an amendment intended to be proposed to amendment SA 1373 proposed by Mr. REID (for Mr. BYRD (for himself, Mr. INOUYE, and Mrs. MURRAY)) to the bill H.R. 2892, making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes; as follows:


At the appropriate place, insert the following:
SEC. __. CHECKING THE IMMIGRATION STATUS OF EMPLOYEES.
Section 403(a)(3)(A) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (Public Law 104-208; 8 U.S.C. 1324a note) is amended--
(1) by striking ``The person'' and inserting the following:
``(i) UPON HIRING.--The person''; and
(2) by adding at the end the following:
``(ii) EXISTING EMPLOYEES.--An employer that elects to verify the employment eligibility of existing employees shall verify the employment eligibility of all such employees not later than 10 days after notifying the Secretary of Homeland Security of such election.''.


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Jul 8, 2009.)