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SB 340 - Prohibiting Sanctuary Policies - Key Vote

Georgia Key Votes

Bill Cowsert voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (47-5) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (129-32) -
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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 - Bill Passed (Senate) (45-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Sanctuary Policies

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits local governments from adopting or enforcing any sanctuary policy.

Highlights:
- Defines "Sanctuary Policy" as a rule, policy, law or practice that prevents local officials or employees from reporting any person's immigration status to federal officials [sec. 2 (a) (6)]. - Withholds state funding or state administered federal funding from any local governing body that fails to provide immigration status information to federal officials or law enforcement officers upon request [sec. 2 (c)]. - Requires public employers to verify an employee's lawful presence in the United States, and withholds state funding or state administered federal funding if they are found in violation (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibiting Sanctuary Policies

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