S.1039 - A bill to indemnify local law enforcement entities for complying with valid detainers issued by immigration officers.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Introduced 05/04/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||05/04/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S2776) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1039 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/04/2017)
Subject to available appropriations, the Department of Homeland Security shall be responsible to pay the costs of any legally-cognizable injuries to third parties by any state or local law enforcement officer resulting from a request from Immigration and Customs Enforcement to temporarily detain an alien or transport the alien to a federal detention center.
Nothing in this bill shall be construed to preclude a legal cause of action.