11HB 87/APH. B. 87- 3 -(3)(5) 'Public employer' means every department, agency, or instrumentality of the state63or a political subdivision of the state with more than one employee.64(4)(6) 'Subcontractor' means a person or entity having privity of contract with a65contractor and includes a subcontractor, contract employee, or staffing agency, or any66contractor regardless of its tier.67(7) 'Sub-subcontractor' means a person or entity having privity of contract with a68subcontractor or privity of contract with another person or entity contracting with a69subcontractor or sub-subcontractor.
71Said article is further amended by revising subsections (a) and (b) of Code Section 13-10-91,72relating to the verification of new employee eligibility, applicability, and rules and73regulations, as follows:74
(a) Every public employer, including, but not limited to, every municipality and county,75shall register and participate in the federal work authorization program to verify76employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. Upon federal authorization, a public77employer shall permanently post the employer's federally issued user identification number78and date of authorization, as established by the agreement for authorization, on the79employer's website; provided, however, that if a local public employer does not maintain80a website, the identification number and date of authorization shall be published annually81in the official legal organ for the county. then the local government shall submit such82information to the Carl Vinson Institute of Government of the University of Georgia to be83posted by the institute on the website created for local government audit and budget84reporting. The Carl Vinson Institute of Government of the University of Georgia shall85maintain the information submitted and provide instructions and submission guidelines for86local governments. State departments, agencies, or instrumentalities may satisfy the87requirement of this Code section by posting information required by this Code section on88one website maintained and operated by the state.89(b)(1) No A public employer shall not enter into a contract pursuant to this chapter for90the physical performance of services within this state unless the contractor registers and91participates in the federal work authorization program to verify information of all newly92hired employees or subcontractors. Before a bid for any such service is considered by a93public employer, the bid shall include a signed, notarized affidavit from the contractor94attesting to the following:95(A) The affiant has registered with and, is authorized to use, and uses the federal work 96authorization program;97(B) The user identification number and date of authorization for the affiant; and98