Bill Status of HB2942 100th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM PRO-IMMIGRATION ENFORCE
Rep. Allen Skillicorn
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
|725 ILCS 5/Art. Art. 107B heading new|
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that a peace officer may not stop a motor vehicle or conduct a search of a business or residence solely to enforce a federal law relating to immigrants or immigration, including the federal Immigration and Nationality Act, unless the officer is acting: (1) at the request of, and providing assistance to, an appropriate federal law enforcement officer; or (2) under the terms of an agreement between the law enforcement agency employing the officer and the federal government under which the agency receives delegated authority to enforce federal law relating to immigrants or immigration. Provides that a peace officer may arrest an undocumented person only if the officer is acting under the authority granted under the Code. Establishes procedures that a law enforcement agency must follow related to arrestees subject to immigration detainers. Provides that any person may file a complaint with the Attorney General if the person offers evidence to support an allegation that a unit of local government has adopted, enforced, or endorsed a policy under which the unit of local government prohibits or discourages the enforcement of immigration laws or that the unit of local government, by consistent actions, prohibits or discourages the enforcement of those laws. Provides for equitable relief. Preempts home rule. Amends the State Comptroller Act. Provides that a unit of local government may not receive State grant funds if the unit of local government adopts, enforces, or endorses a policy under which the unit of local government prohibits or discourages the enforcement of immigration laws or, by consistent actions, prohibits or discourages the enforcement of immigration laws.