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SB 54 - Establishes a Statewide Sanctuary Policy - California Key Vote

Chad Mayes voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishes a Statewide Sanctuary Policy

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (27-11) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes a Statewide Sanctuary Policy

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Assembly amendments and pass a bill which establishes a statewide immigration sanctuary policy.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits state law enforcement agencies from engaging in behaviors including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 3):

    • Inquiring into an individual's immigration status;

    • Detaining an individual on the basis of a hold request;

    • Providing personal information about an individual, such as a home address; and

    • Making arrests based on civil immigration warrants.

  • Specifies that responses to requests for information regarding an individual’s release date are permitted, but not required, if there are submitted in accordance with Section 2 of this act (Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes law enforcement officers to transfer an individual to immigration authorities only if authorized by a judicial warrant or in accordance with Section 2 of this act (Sec. 3).

  • Specifies that law enforcement officers shall have the discretion to cooperate with immigration authorities if such cooperation does not violate any federal, state, or local laws and establishes a list of circumstances in which cooperation with immigration authorities is permitted (Sec. 2).

  • Prohibits state law enforcement from placing peace officers under federal supervision or employing peace officers who are deputized as special federal officers for the purposes of immigration enforcement (Sec. 3).

  • Specifies that the provisions of this bill do not limit state law enforcement cooperation with federal law enforcement in responding to requests regarding an individual’s criminal record, notification of release date when an individual has previously been convicted of a violent felony, or in situations in which an individual may be a victim of human trafficking (Sec. 3).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (51-26) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes a Statewide Sanctuary Policy

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill which establishes a statewide immigration sanctuary policy.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits state law enforcement agencies from engaging in behaviors including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 3):

    • Inquiring into an individual's immigration status;

    • Detaining an individual on the basis of a hold request;

    • Providing personal information about an individual, such as a home address; and

    • Making arrests based on civil immigration warrants.

  • Specifies that responses to requests for information regarding an individual’s release date are permitted, but not required, if there are submitted in accordance with Section 2 of this act (Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes law enforcement officers to transfer an individual to immigration authorities only if authorized by a judicial warrant or in accordance with Section 2 of this act (Sec. 3).

  • Specifies that law enforcement officers shall have the discretion to cooperate with immigration authorities if such cooperation does not violate any federal, state, or local laws and establishes a list of circumstances in which cooperation with immigration authorities is permitted (Sec. 2).

  • Prohibits state law enforcement from placing peace officers under federal supervision or employing peace officers who are deputized as special federal officers for the purposes of immigration enforcement (Sec. 3).

  • Specifies that the provisions of this bill do not limit state law enforcement cooperation with federal law enforcement in responding to requests regarding an individual’s criminal record, notification of release date when an individual has previously been convicted of a violent felony, or in situations in which an individual may be a victim of human trafficking (Sec. 3).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-12) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes a Statewide Sanctuary Policy

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill which establishes a statewide immigration sanctuary policy.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits state law enforcement agencies from engaging in behaviors including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):
    • Inquiring into an individual's immigration status;
    • Detaining an individual on the basis of a hold request;
    • Providing information regarding a person’s release date unless that information is available to the public;
    • Providing personal information about an individual, such as a home address;
    • Making arrests based on civil immigration warrants; and
    • Giving federal immigration authorities access to an individual in agency or department custody.
  • Authorizes law enforcement officers to transfer an individual to federal immigration authorities only if authorized by a judicial warrant or the individual has been previously convicted of a violent felony (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits state law enforcement agencies from making databases that contain information regarding to individuals’ immigration status that is not available to the public (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits state law enforcement from placing peace officers under federal supervision or employing peace officers who are deputized as special federal officers, except to the extent that such peace officers remain governed by state law (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the provisions of this bill do not limit state law enforcement cooperation with federal law enforcement in responding to requests regarding an individual’s criminal record, notification of release date when an individual has previously been convicted of a violent felony, or in situations in which an individual may be a victim of human trafficking (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishes a Statewide Sanctuary Policy

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