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CS/HB 9: Federal Immigration Enforcement

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Metz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Altman ; Boyd ; Byrd ; Drake ; Eagle ; Fant ; Gonzalez ; Grant, J. ; Gruters ; Hager ; Hahnfeldt ; Ingoglia ; Killebrew ; Leek ; McClain ; McClure ; Olszewski ; Payne ; Porter ; Rodrigues ; Rommel ; Spano ; Stone ; White ; Williamson ; 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: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    8/24/2017 House • Filed
    8/30/2017 House • Referred to Judiciary Committee -HJ 13
    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 -HJ 252
    • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
    11/8/2017 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 250
    1/8/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/11/18
    1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 12
    • CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 244
    1/11/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 296
    • Amendment(s) failed (396255, 420719, 932581) -HJ 297
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    1/12/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 328, 329
    • CS passed; YEAS 71 NAYS 35 -HJ 329
    1/24/2018 Senate • In Messages
    1/30/2018 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Rules -SJ 248
    1/31/2018 Senate • Received -SJ 248
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Judiciary

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  • CS/HB 9, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/7/2017 at 5:23 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 308 Federal Immigration Enforcement Bean Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Judiciary

    Floor Amendments (5)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    932581 - Amendment
    Remove lines 90-105 and insert:
    Smith 1/9/2018
    2:33 PM
    House: Failed
    1/11/2018
    PDF
    396255 - Amendment
    Between lines 298 and 299, insert:
    Mercado 1/9/2018
    3:29 PM
    House: Failed
    1/11/2018
    PDF
    659881 - Amendment
    Between lines 506 and 507, insert:
    Asencio 1/9/2018
    3:50 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    1/11/2018
    PDF
    121347 - Amendment
    Between lines 506 and 507, insert:
    Asencio 1/9/2018
    3:56 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    1/11/2018
    PDF
    420719 - Amendment
    Between lines 510 and 511, insert:
    Asencio 1/9/2018
    3:49 PM
    House: Failed
    1/11/2018
    PDF

    Floor Votes (4)

    Date Chamber Result
    1/11/2018 2:45 PM House - Amendment 932581 38 Yeas - 68 Nays
    1/11/2018 2:51 PM House - Amendment 396255 39 Yeas - 67 Nays
    1/11/2018 2:55 PM House - Amendment 420719 38 Yeas - 67 Nays
    1/12/2018 1:11 PM House 71 Yeas - 35 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (15)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    908.101 Page 3 (pdf)
    908.102 Page 4 (pdf)
    908.201 Page 7 (pdf)
    908.202 Page 7 (pdf)
    908.203 Page 10 (pdf)
    908.204 Page 11 (pdf)
    908.205 Page 12 (pdf)
    908.206 Page 12 (pdf)
    908.207 Page 13 (pdf)
    908.301 Page 14 (pdf)
    908.302 Page 14 (pdf)
    908.303 Page 17 (pdf)
    908.304 Page 19 (pdf)
    908.401 Page 20 (pdf)
    908.402 Page 20 (pdf)

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  • HB 9, Original Filed Version Posted 8/24/2017 at 12:10 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary Committee (Post-Meeting) 11/7/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 308 Federal Immigration Enforcement Bean Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Judiciary

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    689883 - Amendment
    Remove line 378 and insert:
    Metz 11/6/2017
    5:29 PM
    Adopted
    11/7/2017
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (15)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    908.101 Page 3 (pdf)
    908.102 Page 3 (pdf)
    908.201 Page 6 (pdf)
    908.202 Page 7 (pdf)
    908.203 Page 10 (pdf)
    908.204 Page 11 (pdf)
    908.205 Page 12 (pdf)
    908.206 Page 12 (pdf)
    908.207 Page 13 (pdf)
    908.301 Page 14 (pdf)
    908.302 Page 14 (pdf)
    908.303 Page 17 (pdf)
    908.304 Page 19 (pdf)
    908.401 Page 20 (pdf)
    908.402 Page 20 (pdf)

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