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SB 1896: Enforcement of Laws


Enforcement of Laws; Cites this act as the "Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act." Provides for construction and implementation of provisions. Prohibits state or local government policies that limit or restrict the enforcement of federal immigration laws to less than the full extent permitted by federal law. Requires that a law enforcement officer determine a person's immigration status when there is reasonable suspicion that the person is an alien who is unlawfully present in the United States, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  4. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/5/2011 Senate • Filed
3/17/2011 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Community Affairs; Criminal Justice; Budget -SJ 241
3/22/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 240
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary