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CS/HB 9: Federal Immigration Enforcement

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Metz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Boyd ; Byrd ; Eagle ; Fant ; Gruters ; Hager ; Hahnfeldt ; Killebrew ; McClain ; Payne ; Stone ; White ; Yarborough

Federal Immigration Enforcement; Designates act "Rule of Law Adherence Act"; prohibits sanctuary policies; requires state & local governmental agencies to comply with & support enforcement of federal immigration law; provides requirements concerning immigration detainers & certain arrested persons; prohibits restrictions on transfer of certain information related to enforcement of immigration law; authorizes law enforcement agency to transport unauthorized alien; authorizes ordinances for recovery immigration detainer costs; provides whistle-blower protections for certain officials; requires AG to prescribe format for complaints; provides injunctive relief & civil penalties; prohibits expenditure of public funds for specified purposes; provides cause of action for personal injury or wrongful death attributed to sanctuary policy; prohibits discrimination on specified grounds; requires repeal of existing sanctuary policies.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 11/8/2017 House - Placed on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/24/2017 House • Filed
8/30/2017 House • Referred to Judiciary Committee
10/31/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 11/07/17, 9:30 am, Sumner Hall
11/7/2017 House • CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 7
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
11/8/2017 House • Placed on Calendar