S.87 - Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA] (Introduced 01/10/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/10/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.87 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/10/2017)
Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act
This bill prohibits a sanctuary jurisdiction from receiving grants under certain Economic Development Assistance Programs and the Community Development Block Grant Program. 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.