Summary: H.R.3429 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3429. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (11/17/1999)

Legal Employment Authentication Program (LEAP) Act of 1999 - Amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to replace current pilot programs for employment eligibility confirmation with a legal employment authentication program (LEAP) for employment eligibility confirmation.

Directs the Attorney General to establish such LEAP program, which shall be voluntary except for the Federal Government, independent agencies, and members and officers of Congress, and legislative agency heads.

Sets forth program provisions.

Directs the Attorney General to establish an employment eligibility confirmation system, which shall include specified responsibilities of the Commissioner of Social Security and of the Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

Authorizes appropriations.

Sunsets the citizen attestation and machine readable-document pilot programs as of a certain date.