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CS/CS/CS/SB 168: Federal Immigration Enforcement

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Infrastructure and Security ; Judiciary ; Gruters ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bean ; Mayfield ; Broxson ; Albritton

Federal Immigration Enforcement; Prohibiting sanctuary policies; requiring state entities, local governmental entities, and law enforcement agencies to use best efforts to support the enforcement of federal immigration law; authorizing a law enforcement agency to transport an alien unlawfully present in the United States under certain circumstances; prohibiting discrimination on specified grounds, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019 except as otherwise expressly provided
Last Action: 6/17/2019 - Chapter No. 2019-102
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Infrastructure and Security (IS)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/18/2018 Senate • Filed
1/10/2019 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Infrastructure and Security; Rules -SJ 45
2/11/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/11/19, 4:30 pm, 110 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
2/12/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/19/19, 12:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/19/2019 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 4 NAYS 2 -SJ 159
2/21/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/22/2019 Senate • Now in Infrastructure and Security
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 44
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 150
3/7/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 03/12/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/12/2019 Senate • CS/CS by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 5 NAYS 3 -SJ 237
3/13/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/14/2019 Senate • Now in Rules
• CS/CS by Infrastructure and Security read 1st time -SJ 239
4/12/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/17/19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
4/17/2019 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 9 NAYS 8 -SJ 379
4/18/2019 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/22/2019 Senate • CS/CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 380
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/23/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/19 -SJ 496
4/25/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 478, 492
• Amendment(s) failed (248466, 256712, 363492, 390296, 434128, 440066, 460234, 589678, 774036, 810340, 856714, 916830, 934022, 943906) -SJ 478, 492, 493, 494
• Amendment(s) adopted (169200, 532616, 771258, 794338, 945124) -SJ 493, 494
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 494
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/26/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 574
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 22 NAYS 18 -SJ 575
4/26/2019 House • In Messages
4/29/2019 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 1012
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/19
• Received -HJ 1012
4/30/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 1084
• Amendment(s) failed (014045, 033447, 051735, 055621, 074985, 151259, 218917, 283467, 291071, 315213, 376137, 409995, 533779, 536943, 549519, 551777, 634673, 716479, 767961, 830785, 862339, 883389, 964599) -HJ 1084, 1097
• Amendment(s) adopted (159253) -HJ 1087, 1097
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/1/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1128
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 69 NAYS 45 -HJ 1129
5/1/2019 Senate • In returning messages
5/2/2019 Senate • Amendment(s) to House amendment(s) adopted (406006) -SJ 848
• Concurred in House amendment(s) as amended (159253) -SJ 848
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 22 NAYS 18 -SJ 848
5/2/2019 House • In returning messages
• Amendment(s) failed (506159) -HJ 1156
• Concurred in Senate amendment(s) to House amendment(s) (406006) -HJ 1156
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 68 NAYS 45 -HJ 1156
5/2/2019 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 875
6/13/2019 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/14/2019 • Approved by Governor
6/17/2019 • Chapter No. 2019-102