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Public Law No: 108-390 (10/30/2004)

 
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Public Law 108-390
108th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To amend section 274A of the Immigration and Nationality Act to improve 
       the process for verifying an individual's eligibility for 
           employment. <<NOTE: Oct. 30, 2004 -  [H.R. 4306]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. IMPROVEMENTS TO EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATION SYSTEM.

    (a) In General.--Section 274A(b) of the Immigration and Nationality 
Act (8 U.S.C. 1324a(b)) is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1)(A), by inserting before ``A person or 
        entity has complied'' the following: ``Such attestation may be 
        manifested by either a hand-written or an electronic 
        signature.'';
            (2) in paragraph (2), by adding at the end the following: 
        ``Such attestation may be manifested by either a hand-written or 
        an electronic signature.''; and
            (3) in paragraph (3), by inserting ``a paper, microfiche, 
        microfilm, or electronic version of'' after ``must retain''.

    (b) <<NOTE: 8 USC 1324a note.>> Effective Date.--The amendments made 
by subsection (a) shall take effect on the earlier of--
            (1) the date on which final regulations implementing such 
        amendments take effect; or
            (2) 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.

    Approved October 30, 2004.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 4306:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 108-731 (Comm. on the Judiciary).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 150 (2004):
            Oct. 6, considered and passed House.
            Oct. 11, considered and passed Senate.

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