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AB 1081 - Prohibits Excessive Detention of Undocumented Immigrants - California Key Vote

Ted Gaines voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Issues Related to AB 1081

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Excessive Detention of Undocumented Immigrants

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (48-26) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Excessive Detention of Undocumented Immigrants

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that prohibits a law enforcement official from detaining certain individuals based on immigration status.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits a law enforcement officer from detaining an individual on the basis of an immigration hold after the individual becomes eligible for release from criminal custody, unless both of the following circumstances apply (Sec. 2):
    • The individual has been convicted of a serious or violent felony; and
    • The continued detention of the individual would not violate any federal, state, or local law, or any local policy.
  • Defines “immigration hold” as an immigration detainer issued by an immigration officer that serves to advise the law enforcement officer detaining an undocumented immigrant in criminal custody to do the following (Sec. 2):
    • The law enforcement officer must keep the undocumented immigrant in custody for an additional 48 hours excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays; and
    • The law enforcement officer must consult with the immigration officer prior to releasing the undocumented immigrant.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (21-13) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Excessive Detention of Undocumented Immigrants

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits a law enforcement official from detaining certain individuals based on immigration status.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits a law enforcement officer from detaining an individual on the basis of an immigration hold after the individual becomes eligible for release from criminal custody, unless both of the following circumstances apply (Sec. 2):
    • The individual has been convicted of a serious or violent felony; and
    • The continued detention of the individual would not violate any federal, state, or local law, or any local policy.
  • Defines “immigration hold” as an immigration detainer issued by an immigration officer that serves to advise the law enforcement officer detaining an undocumented immigrant in criminal custody to do the following (Sec. 2):
    • The law enforcement officer must keep the undocumented immigrant in custody for an additional 48 hours excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays; and
    • The law enforcement officer must consult with the immigration officer prior to releasing the undocumented immigrant.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (-) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Excessive Detention of Undocumented Immigrants

Sponsors

  • Tom Ammiano (CA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Luis A. Alejo (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Susan Bonilla (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald S. 'Ron' Calderon (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gilbert A. 'Gil' Cedillo (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Eng (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Loni Hancock (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William W. 'Bill' Monning (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • V. Manuel Pérez (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy Skinner (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mariko Yamada (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Leland Yee (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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