The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.
CS/HB 697: Federal Immigration Enforcement
GENERAL BILL by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee ; Metz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Albritton ; Boyd ; Byrd ; Combee ; Drake ; Eagle ; Fine ; Fischer ; Fitzenhagen ; Gonzalez ; Grall ; Grant, M. ; Gruters ; Hager ; Hahnfeldt ; Harrell ; Magar ; McClain ; Miller, A. ; Ponder ; Porter ; Raburn ; Renner ; Rodrigues ; Rommel ; Santiago ; 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; provides for implementation; requires repeal of existing sanctuary policies.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: PDF
- Judiciary (JU)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
- Appropriations (AP)
- Criminal Justice (CJ)
• Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 83
• Introduced -HJ 83
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 03/13/17, 1:30 pm, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 5 -HJ 361
• Now in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee -HJ 361
• On Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 03/21/17, 12:30 pm, 12 HOB
• CS by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 5 -HJ 429
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 416
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 458
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/24/17, 2:00 pm, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 6 -HJ 807
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 807
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/17
• Read 2nd time -HJ 947
• Amendment(s) adopted (293867) -HJ 947
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 979
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 76 NAYS 41 -HJ 979
• In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations; Criminal Justice -SJ 608
• Received -SJ 607
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary
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