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.
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Judiciary Committee -HJ 13
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 11/07/17, 9:30 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 7 -HJ 252
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 250
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/11/18
• Introduced -HJ 12
• CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 244
• Read 2nd time -HJ 296
• Amendment(s) failed (396255, 420719, 932581) -HJ 297
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 328, 329
• CS passed; YEAS 71 NAYS 35 -HJ 329
• In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Rules -SJ 248
• Received -SJ 248
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary
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