To expand the use of E-Verify, to hold employers accountable, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act''. (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as follows:
Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. Sec. 2. Permanent reauthorization. Sec. 3. Mandatory use of E-Verify. Sec. 4. Consequences of failure to participate. Sec. 5. Preemption; liability. Sec. 6. Expanded use of E-Verify. Sec. 7. Reverification. Sec. 8. Holding employers accountable. Sec. 9. Information sharing. Sec. 10. Form I-9 Process. Sec. 11. Algorithm. Sec. 12. Identity theft. Sec. 13. Small Business Demonstration Program.
SEC. 2. PERMANENT REAUTHORIZATION.
Section 401(b) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (division C of Public Law 104-208; 8 U.S.C. 1324a note) is amended by striking ``Unless the Congress otherwise provides, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall terminate a pilot program on September 30, 2015.''.
SEC. 3. MANDATORY USE OF E-VERIFY.
(a) Federal Government.--Section 402(e)(1) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. 1324a note) is amended-- (1) by amending subparagraph (A) to read as follows: ``(A) Executive departments and agencies.--Each department and agency of the Federal Government shall participate in E-Verify by complying with the terms and conditions set forth in this section.''; and (2) in subparagraph (B), by...