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HB 237: Enforcement of Immigration Laws

GENERAL BILL by Williams, T. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Van Zant

Enforcement of Immigration Laws; Provides legislative intent; prohibits state or political subdivisions from limiting or restricting enforcement of immigration laws; requires law enforcement officer to request citizenship information; authorizes law enforcement agency to transport alien to federal facility; requires judicial authorization for transfer of alien outside state; allows governmental entities to share information regarding citizenship; authorizes citizens to sue state or political subdivision of state if state or subdivision is restricting enforcement of federal immigration laws, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/18/2011 House • Filed
2/1/2011 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 26
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 26
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee