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

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Introduced in House (07/22/2010)


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.


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


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).