July 20, 2011
Service contracts over $50,000 require certification from the vendor (and subcontractors), as of the date services, that it has enrolled and is implementing (or in the process of implementing) E-Verify for all new employees performing work on behalf the State. Contracts entered into by the State Board of Investment are exempted.
Previously, Governor Pawlenty issued an executive order requiring all hiring authorities within the executive branch of state government, and employers with state contracts in excess of $50,000 to use the E-Verify program for all newly hired employees. This executive order expired on April 4, 2011.
Penalties for Non-Compliance