STATEMENT TO

 

SENATE, No. 3005

 

with Senate Floor Amendments

(Proposed by Senator GILL)

 

ADOPTED: FEBRUARY 13, 2017


 

††††† Senate Bill No. 3005 provides that State, county, or municipal law enforcement agencies and State or county correctional facilities are not to comply with detention retainers, transfer requests, and information requests regarding a noncitizenís release from custody issued by federal immigration authorities unless the person of interest has been convicted of a serious crime.

††††† These Senate amendments clarify that the bill does not prohibit a State, county, or municipal employee, entity, or agency from sharing information regarding a personís citizenship or immigration status with another Federal, State, or local government entity in accordance with federal law.