Text: H.R.5769 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/19/2010)


111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5769

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for the seizure and forfeiture of real property used or intended to be used in alien smuggling.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 19, 2010

Mr. Mitchell (for himself and Mr. Bilbray) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for the seizure and forfeiture of real property used or intended to be used in alien smuggling.

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 “Stop the Drop Houses Act of 2010”.

SEC. 2. Seizure and forfeiture.

Section 274(b)(1) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1324(b)(1)) is amended by inserting “any real property that was used or was intended to be used in the commission of such violation,” before “and any property traceable”.