Bill Status of HB3766 100th General Assembly
Short Description: CIVIL IMMIGRATION DETAINERS
Rep. Carol Ammons
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Law Enforcement Immigration Detainer Act. Provides that a law enforcement officer who receives a civil immigration detainer with respect to a person who is in the custody of the law enforcement officer shall not detain the person under the civil immigration detainer request unless the law enforcement officer determines that the person: has been convicted of a felony under the laws of this State or any other jurisdiction; is subject to pending criminal charges in this State and bond has not been posted; has an outstanding arrest warrant in this State; is identified as a known gang member by the National Crime Information Center administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation or as a security threat identified by the Law Enforcement Agencies Data System; is identified as a possible match on the consolidated Terrorist Watchlist maintained by the Terrorist Screening Center administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation or similar database; is subject to a final order of deportation or removal issued by a federal immigration authority; or presents an unacceptable risk to public safety, as determined by the law enforcement officer. Provides that upon a determination by the law enforcement officer that the person is to be detained or released from custody, the law enforcement officer shall immediately notify Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the United States. Makes other changes.