CS/HB 697 (2017) -  Federal Immigration Enforcement

by Local, Federal & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee and Metz (CO-SPONSORS) 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, R.; Rommel; Santiago; Stone; White; Williamson; Yarborough
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.
Effective Date: July 1, 2017
Last Event: 05/05/17 S Died in Judiciary on Friday, May 5, 2017 11:59 PM
Date Available for Final Passage: Monday, May 01, 2017 4:50 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

Senate Referrals

  • Judiciary
  • Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
  • Appropriations
  • Criminal Justice

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 293867 , Metz Date Filed: 04/25/17, Line#: 86 House: Adopted 04/27/2017 04:50 PM
    • 677471 , Smith, C. (LFV) Date Filed: 03/20/17, Line#: 89 House(c): Failed to Adopt 03/21/2017 05:22 PM
    • 545993 , Smith, C. (LFV) Date Filed: 03/20/17, Line#: 112 House(c): Failed to Adopt 03/21/2017 05:22 PM
    • 552663 , Smith, C. (LFV) Date Filed: 03/20/17, Line#: 227 House(c): Failed to Adopt 03/21/2017 05:22 PM
    • 950445 , Metz (LFV) Date Filed: 03/20/17, Line#: 246 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 03/21/2017 05:22 PM
    • 445973 , Smith, C. (LFV) Date Filed: 03/20/17, Line#: 298 House(c): Failed to Adopt 03/21/2017 05:22 PM
    • 072637 , Smith, C. (LFV) Date Filed: 03/20/17, Line#: 399 House(c): Failed to Adopt 03/21/2017 05:22 PM
    • 596431 , Smith, C. (LFV) Date Filed: 03/20/17, Line#: 500 House(c): Failed to Adopt 03/21/2017 05:22 PM

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: House Date: 04/28/2017 03:48 PM   Yeas: 76 Nays: 41 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 368] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Judiciary Time: 05/05/2017 - 11:59 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: e1
Event: S Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 05/05/2017 - 11:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Received -SJ 607 Time: 05/01/2017 - 6:57 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations; Criminal Justice -SJ 608 Time: 04/29/2017 - 11:34 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: e1
Event: S In Messages Time: 04/28/2017 - 4:24 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 04/28/2017 - 4:24 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H CS passed as amended; YEAS 76, NAYS 41 Time: 04/28/2017 - 3:48 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 04/28/2017 - 2:03 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 04/27/2017 - 5:51 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 04/27/2017 - 4:50 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 293867 adopted Time: 04/27/2017 - 4:49 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 04/27/2017 - 3:51 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 293867 filed Time: 04/25/2017 - 3:24 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/27/2017) Time: 04/24/2017 - 10:18 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 04/24/2017 - 6:28 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill released to House Calendar Time: 04/24/2017 - 6:28 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Reported out of Judiciary Committee Time: 04/24/2017 - 6:28 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Favorable by Judiciary Committee Time: 04/24/2017 - 5:39 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Added to Judiciary Committee agenda Time: 04/22/2017 - 4:25 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Now in Judiciary Committee Time: 03/24/2017 - 9:33 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 03/24/2017 - 9:33 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/22/2017 - 7:29 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 03/22/2017 - 11:58 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 03/22/2017 - 11:58 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Local, Federal & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Time: 03/22/2017 - 11:30 AM Member: Committee: Local, Federal & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Local, Federal & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Time: 03/21/2017 - 5:22 PM Member: Committee: Local, Federal & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Local, Federal & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee agenda Time: 03/17/2017 - 4:15 PM Member: Committee: Local, Federal & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Local, Federal & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Time: 03/13/2017 - 8:54 PM Member: Committee: Local, Federal & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Time: 03/13/2017 - 8:54 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Time: 03/13/2017 - 8:34 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee agenda Time: 03/09/2017 - 4:10 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/07/2017 - 10:58 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Time: 02/15/2017 - 1:27 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 02/15/2017 - 1:27 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Local, Federal & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Time: 02/15/2017 - 1:27 PM Member: Committee: Local, Federal & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Time: 02/15/2017 - 1:27 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 02/07/2017 - 5:11 PM Member: Metz Committee: Version: __