Alabama Act 2001-955 requires the Vendor Disclosure Statement be completed and filed with all proposals, bids, contracts, and grant proposals to the State of Alabama in excess of $5,000. This form is not applicable to public K-12 school systems and local governments.
The Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act; Code of Alabama, Section 31-13, imposes conditions that apply to contracts, grants, or incentives by the state, any political subdivision of the state or any state-funded entity where the co-party is a “business entity or employer.” This act will require selected applicants to submit a completed copy of the E-Verify Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which is generated when the business entity or employer enrolls in that program bearing the number assigned to that MOU by Homeland Security at https://verify.alabama.gov.
The following clause will be included in the agreement with the selected applicants:
“By signing this contract, grant, or other agreement, the parties affirm for the duration of the agreement, that they will not violate federal immigration law or knowingly employ, hire for employment, or continue to employ an unauthorized alien within the State of Alabama. Furthermore, a contracting party found to be in violation of this provision shall be deemed in breach of the agreement and shall be responsible for all damages resulting therefrom.”
Local governments, state agencies, state universities, two-year colleges, or instrumentalities of the State are not required to submit an Immigration Compliance form or E-Verify MOU.
The Signatory Authority Form lists the individuals who have the authority to sign and submit invoices and other documents to the ADECA Energy Division on behalf of the subrecipient.