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WORK PERMITS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Requires all employers in California to obtain proof that their employees have permits to work in the state. Requires authorization of Employment Development Department to grant work permits upon proof of legal residence in United States. Proof shall be same as that required to obtain a passport. Requires written verification of proof of legal residence within sixty days after issuance of permit. Requires employers to keep records of work permit numbers and names, and file these records with Employment Development Department, with penalties for failure to do so. Makes use of forged document a misdemeanor. Financial impact: If fee imposed on employers or employees to reimburse issuing agency for costs of issuance, state and local costs would be about $8.3 million during first year, inestimable but substantially less in subsequent years. If no fee imposed, cost to state could be over $60 million during first year, $9 million annually thereafter.
Mr. James Heads, Jr., 1546 South Cloverdale, #12, Los Angeles, California 90019; Mr. Jack Kimbrough, 1440 Armacost Avenue, West Los Angeles, California 90025
Failed to Qualify
Work Permits California Initiative 189 (1979).