Text: H.R.3151 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/22/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3151


To require the Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to submit annual reports regarding certain demographic information on aliens arrested.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 22, 2015

Mr. Brooks of Alabama (for himself, Ms. Jenkins of Kansas, Mr. Farenthold, and Mr. Smith of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To require the Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to submit annual reports regarding certain demographic information on aliens arrested.

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 “Arrest Statistics Reporting Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Reporting of information on arrestees.

The Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement shall, beginning on the date that is 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, and annually thereafter, publish and make publicly available on the Internet a report that includes, for each person arrested during the year preceding the date of the report and regarding whom a request was submitted to the Law Enforcement Support Center authorized under section 236(d) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1226(d)) or any potential matches forwarded under the information sharing program between the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security (formerly known as “Secure Communities”), the following information, when available:

(1) The immigration status of the person.

(2) The nationality of the person.

(3) The offense for which the person was arrested, represented by the appropriate National Crime Information Center offense code.

SEC. 3. Reporting by FBI Director.

The Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation shall revise the Uniform Crime Reports to require that each report pertaining to an arrest shall include the information about the arrest published under section 2, and the Director shall also publish a summary of the data which shall include—

(1) a table containing the National Crime Information Center offense codes and the corresponding occurrences for each immigration status category; and

(2) a table containing the National Crime Information Center offense codes and the corresponding occurrences for each nationality.

SEC. 4. Definitions.

In this Act:

(1) The term “immigration status” includes status as—

(A) a United States citizen or national;

(B) a lawful permanent resident of the United States;

(C) a nonimmigrant alien lawfully present in the United States; or

(D) an alien not lawfully present in the United States.

(2) The term “Uniform Crime Reports” means the reports authorized under section 534 of title 28, United States Code, and administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation which compiles nationwide criminal statistics for use in law enforcement administration, operation, and management and to assess the nature and type of crime in the United States.