HB 390 amends 285.530 RSMo to require any business entity contracting to perform work in excess of $5,000 for the state to provide such affidavit affirmations on an annual basis.
that a business entity knowingly hired an illegal alien.
a) Sole Proprietor-No Employees
If the proposed contractor is a sole proprietor with no employees, presentation of a copy of the sole proprietor’s drivers license or other document as affirmative proof of their eligibility to provide services or the Affidavit-Applicant Failure to Prove Lawful Presence is all that is required for contracts in excess of $5,000. A sole proprietor with no employees will not have an Employer Identification Number (EIN) and will not be able to participate in the E-Verify program.
b) Sole Proprietor-with Employees
If the sole proprietor has employees, they will need to complete and submit the Annual Worker Eligibility Affidavit, the first page and the signature page(s) of the E-Verify MOU documentation along with documentation of affirmative proof of citizenship and/or permanent residency within the United States for contracts in excess of $5,000.