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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

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  • 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    5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • HB 237, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/18/2011 at 10:00 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 136 Enforcement of Immigration Laws Bennett Similar Last Action: 3/15/2011 S Withdrawn from further consideration -SJ 225
    Location: Withdrawn from consideration
    S 1896 Enforcement of Laws Evers Compare Last Action: 5/7/2011 S Died in Judiciary
    Location: In committee/council (JU)

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    943.0536 Page 1 (pdf)

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