H.R.4805 - No Federal Funding to Benefit Sanctuary Cities Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Messer, Luke [R-IN-6] (Introduced 01/16/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/24/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4805 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/16/2018)
No Federal Funding to Benefit Sanctuary Cities Act
This bill prohibits a sanctuary jurisdiction from receiving federal financial assistance. A sanctuary jurisdiction is a state or political subdivision that has a statute, policy, or practice in effect that prohibits or restricts: (1) information sharing about an individual's immigration status, or (2) compliance with a lawfully issued detainer request or notification of release request.
A state or political subdivision that complies with a detainer is deemed to be an agent of the Department of Homeland Security and is authorized to take actions to comply with the detainer.
The bill limits the liability of a state or political subdivision, or an officer or employee of such state or political subdivision, for actions in compliance with the detainer.