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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Title(s) as Introduced

HELD Act
Help Ensure Legal Detainers Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To deny Federal funding to any State or political subdivision of a State that has in effect any law, policy, or procedure that prevents or impedes a State or local law enforcement official from maintaining custody of an alien pursuant to an immigration detainer issued by the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/25/2021Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
03/05/2021Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
03/05/2021Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/25/2021Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/25/2021Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Brooks, Mo [R-AL-5]* 01/25/2021

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary01/25/2021 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship03/05/2021 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security03/05/2021 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/25/2021)

Help Ensure Legal Detainers Act or the HELD Act

This bill prohibits the use of federal funds by a state or local subdivision that has in effect a law, policy, or procedure that prevents or impedes (1) a timely response to a request by the Department of Homeland Security for information about an alien in custody, including the alien's estimated release date; or (2) compliance with a detainer request.