Text: H.R.150 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/06/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 150


To make payments by the Department of Homeland Security to a State contingent on a State providing the Federal Bureau of Investigation with certain statistics, to require Federal agencies, departments, and courts to provide such statistics to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and to require the Federal Bureau of Investigation to publish such statistics.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 6, 2009

Mr. Jones introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To make payments by the Department of Homeland Security to a State contingent on a State providing the Federal Bureau of Investigation with certain statistics, to require Federal agencies, departments, and courts to provide such statistics to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and to require the Federal Bureau of Investigation to publish such statistics.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Illegal Alien Crime Reporting Act of 2009”.

SEC. 2. Payments by the Department of Homeland Security contingent on State immigration reporting.

(a) In general.—A State or any political subdivision thereof may not receive funds under any program or activity administered by the Department of Homeland Security unless the State—

(1) for each person who is arrested, charged with a crime, convicted of a crime, or incarcerated after being convicted of a crime by the State or any political subdivision thereof, compiles statistics on such person, including—

(A) the immigration status of such person;

(B) the country of origin of such person; and

(C) the crime associated with such arrest, charge, conviction, or incarceration after conviction;

(2) reports such statistics monthly to the Federal Bureau of Investigation; and

(3) monthly certifies compliance with paragraphs (1) and (2) to the Secretary of Homeland Security.

(b) Effective date.—This section shall take effect with respect to funds made available under a program or activity administered by the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal years beginning on or after October 1, 2009.

SEC. 3. Federal immigration reporting requirement.

(a) In general.—Each Federal agency and department shall—

(1) for any person such agency or department arrests, charges with a crime, prosecutes to conviction of a crime, or incarcerates after conviction of a crime, compile statistics on such person, including—

(A) the immigration status of such person;

(B) the country of origin of such person; and

(C) the crime associated with such arrest, charge, conviction, or incarceration after conviction; and

(2) report such statistics monthly to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

(b) Effective date.—This section shall take effect with respect to any person arrested, charged with a crime, prosecuted to conviction of a crime, or incarcerated after conviction of a crime by a Federal agency or department on or after October 1, 2009.

SEC. 4. Statistics to be published.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation shall annually publish all statistics reported under this Act as a separate data collection of the Uniform Crime Reports issued by such Bureau.


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