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HB 2332 - Citizenship of Arrestee - Key Vote

Virginia Key Votes

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (68-31) - (Key vote)

Title: Citizenship of Arrestee

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires law enforcement officials to determine the U.S. citizenship status of any individual he/she arrests and takes into custody.

Highlights:
  • Requires that an officer, upon finding probable cause to believe that an individual is not legally present in the United States, report this information to the judicial officer who may refuse to admit the person to bail (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Citizenship of Arrestee

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