S.211 - State Refugee Security Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] (Introduced 01/24/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/24/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.211 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/24/2017)
State Refugee Security Act of 2017
This bill directs the Office of Refugee Resettlement to notify the state agency responsible for coordinating the placement or resettlement of an alien refugee not later than 21 days before the alien's arrival in the state.
No alien refugee shall be placed or resettled in a state if the governor certifies to the Office of Refugee Resettlement that it has failed, in the sole determination of the governor, to provide adequate assurance that such person does not present a security risk to the state.