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SB 786: Federal Immigration Enforcement

GENERAL BILL by Bean ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Steube ; Hutson

Federal Immigration Enforcement; Citing this act as the “Rule of Law Adherence Act”; prohibiting sanctuary policies; requiring state entities, local governmental entities, and law enforcement agencies to comply with and support the enforcement of federal immigration law; prohibiting restrictions by such entities and agencies on taking certain actions with respect to information regarding a person’s immigration status; providing whistle-blower protections for persons who report violations, etc.

Effective Date: Except for sections 908.302 and 908.303, Florida Statutes, as created by this act, which shall take effect October 1, 2017, this act shall take effect July 1, 2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)
  4. Criminal Justice (CJ)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/7/2017 Senate • Filed
2/23/2017 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations; Criminal Justice -SJ 95
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 95
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary