Text: H.R.5840 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress]
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[H.R. 5840 Introduced in House (IH)]

111th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 5840

  To prevent the participation of the Attorney General in any lawsuit 
that seeks to invalidate certain provisions of Arizona law relating to 
aliens unlawfully present in the United States without first satisfying 
                          certain conditions.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             July 22, 2010

    Mr. Hunter (for himself, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Poe of Texas, Mr. 
Marchant, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Manzullo, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Hall 
   of Texas, Mr. Bartlett, Mr. Daniel E. Lungren of California, Mr. 
Tiahrt, Mr. Carter, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Duncan, Mrs. Myrick, 
  Mr. Gary G. Miller of California, Mr. Chaffetz, Mr. Royce, and Mr. 
Franks of Arizona) introduced the following bill; which was referred to 
                     the Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
  To prevent the participation of the Attorney General in any lawsuit 
that seeks to invalidate certain provisions of Arizona law relating to 
aliens unlawfully present in the United States without first satisfying 
                          certain conditions.

    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 ``Sanctuary City Prevention Act of 
2010''.

SEC. 2. IN GENERAL.

    The Attorney General may not expend funds made available in any 
provision of law to participate in any lawsuit that seeks to invalidate 
those provisions of the Arizona Revised Statutes amended by Arizona 
Senate Bill 1070, 49th Leg., 2nd Reg. Sess., Ch. 113 (Az. 2010) (as 
amended by Arizona House Bill 2162, 49th Leg., 2nd Reg. Sess., Ch. 211 
(Az. 2010)) until the date that the Attorney General submits to the 
Congress a report setting forth a plan to enforce the immigration laws 
(as such term is defined in section 101(a)(17) of the Immigration and 
Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(17))) in any State or subdivision of 
a State that has in effect any law, policy, or procedure in 
contravention of subsection (a) or (b) of section 642 of the Illegal 
Immigrant Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. 
1373).
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