Summary: H.R.823 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.823. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/01/2001)

State Criminal Alien Assistance Program II and Local Medical Emergency Reimbursement Act - Amends the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 to provide for the reimbursement of States for indirect costs of incarcerating illegal aliens.

Defines such costs as: (1) court costs, county attorney costs, and non-trial criminal proceedings; (2) indigent defense; and (3) unsupervised probation costs.

Provides for the reimbursement of States for costs of incarcerating juvenile aliens.

Provides that reimbursement of States for incarcerating illegal aliens and certain Cuban nationals shall be allocated to give special consideration for any State that: (1) shares a border with Mexico or Canada; or (2) has a large number of undocumented aliens.

Authorizes appropriations for allotments to States to be paid to local governments, hospitals, and other providers for emergency health services provided to undocumented aliens. Provides special consideration for providers: (1) in a border county with Mexico or Canada; or (2) in an area with a large number of undocumented aliens.