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§ 168.7. Immunity and compliance

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 43 P.S. LaborEffective: October 7, 2020

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 43 P.S. Labor (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 5D. Construction Industry Employee Verification Act
Effective: October 7, 2020
43 P.S. § 168.7
§ 168.7. Immunity and compliance
(a) Immunity.--A construction industry employer that relies in good faith on the E-Verify program to verify employment eligibility of new employees under this act shall have no liability to an individual who is not hired or who is discharged from employment if incorrect information has been provided to the construction industry employer.
(b) Contractor and subcontractor compliance.--Except as provided in subsection (c), nothing in this act may be construed to render a contractor responsible for a violation of section 3(a)1 by a subcontractor or a subcontractor responsible for a violation by another subcontractor.
(c) General contractor responsibility.--A contractor shall not be considered in violation of section 3(a) when a subcontractor has knowingly employed an unauthorized employee, if the contractor has done the following:
(1) Required compliance with this act in the contract with the subcontractor, including providing for the termination of the contract upon court-ordered sanctions for a violation of this act by the subcontractor.
(2) Obtained written verification from the subcontractor that the subcontractor is aware of the provisions of this act and is responsible for compliance.


2019, Oct. 7, P.L. 454, No. 75, § 7, effective in one year [Oct. 7, 2020].


43 P.S. § 168.3.
43 P.S. § 168.7, PA ST 43 P.S. § 168.7
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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