S.45 - Kate's Law115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] (Introduced 01/05/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/05/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.45 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/05/2017)
Stop Illegal Reentry Act or Kate's Law
This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase from two years to five years the maximum prison term for an alien who re-enters after being excluded, denied admission, deported, or removed.
The bill establishes:
- a 10-year maximum prison term for an alien who re-enters after being denied admission, excluded, deported, or removed on three or more prior occasions; and
- a 5-year mandatory minimum prison term for an alien who re-enters after being removed following a conviction for an aggravated felony or following two or more prior convictions for illegal re-entry.