RHODE ISLAND E-VERIFY LEGISLATION GUIDE
This information was last updated on January 5, 2011.
PLEASE NOTE: The following is presented as general educational information. It is not legal advice, either express or implied. Consultation with legal counsel is recommended for all employment law matters. This information is subject to change without notice.
Effective Date: Jan. 5, 2011
Status: On January 5, 2011, Governor Lincoln Chafee rescinded Executive Order 08-01. It is no longer in effect.
Impact: On March 27, 2008, Governor Donald Carcieri signed Executive Order 08-01, requiring:
- The Rhode Island Department of Administration must use E-Verify for all new hires of the Executive Branch and,
- The Department of Administration shall require all persons and businesses, including grantees, contractors, sub-contractors and vendors doing business with the state of Rhode Island to register and use E-Verify.
On January 5, 2011, Governor Lincoln Chafee rescinded Executive Order 08-01. It is no longer in effect.
Executive Order 08-01