OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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SB-913

AN ACT MANDATING EMPLOYERS PROVIDE PAID SICK LEAVE TO EMPLOYEES.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 7667

File Copy No.: 76

House Calendar No.: 555

Senate Calendar No.: 97

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment requires that employers of 50 or more service workers utilize the federal employment status verification system (better known as E-Verify1) for each newly hired service workers hired on or after January 1, 2011. It is anticipated that state and certain larger municipalities may meet the criteria established by this bill and will be able to perform the status verifications within their normal budgetary resources.

The preceding Fiscal Impact statement is prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for the purposes of information, summarization and explanation and does not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose. In general, fiscal impacts are based upon a variety of informational sources, including the analyst's professional knowledge. Whenever applicable, agency data is consulted as part of the analysis, however final products do not necessarily reflect an assessment from any specific department.

1 The federal government does not charge employers any fees to utilize the E-Verify system.