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H 0063 - Citizens Protection Act of 2017

Tracking Level: High
Sponsor: Harry Warren (R)
Last Action: 3/14/2017 - House - Re-ref Com On Finance
House Committee: Judy II
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

Adds a penalty to existing law that prohibits municipalities from implementing policies, ordinances, or procedures that limit or restrict enforcement of federal immigration laws. The penalties proposed under this bill would withhold from violating municipalities the sales and excise tax distributions collected by the State for beer and wine, telecommunications, video programming, and piped natural gas. The bill also makes other changes related to identification of persons and criminal pre-trial procedures for undocumented aliens. (version 1)


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