H.R.5617 - No Enforcement, No Grant for Sanctuary Cities Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Donovan, Daniel M., Jr. [R-NY-11] (Introduced 04/25/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/22/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5617 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/25/2018)
No Enforcement, No Grant for Sanctuary Cities Act of 2018
This bill prohibits a sanctuary jurisdiction from receiving federal funds under the state criminal alien assistance program for the fiscal year in which it was determined to be a sanctuary jurisdiction by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
"Sanctuary jurisdiction" means a state or political subdivision that has a statute, ordinance, policy, or practice that prohibits or restricts a government entity or official from:
- sending, receiving, maintaining, or exchanging with a federal, state, or local government entity information regarding an individual's citizenship or immigration status; or
- cooperating with a lawful DHS request to comply with a detainer for or notification about an individual's release.
A state or political subdivision shall not be deemed a sanctuary jurisdiction based solely on having a policy whereby its officials will not share information or cooperate with a DHS request to comply with a detainer for an individual who is a crime victim or witness.