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HB 2315 - Prohibits Sanctuary Policies - Tennessee Key Vote

Terri Lynn Weaver voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Terri Lynn Weaver made in this general time period.


Issues Related to HB 2315

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Sanctuary Policies

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-5) -

Title: Prohibits Sanctuary Policies

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (64-23) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Sanctuary Policies

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits localities from enacting sanctuary policies.



  • Prohibits any state governmental entity or official from enacting a sanctuary policy (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits governmental entities that have enacted sanctuary policies from receiving state funding until such sanctuary policy is repealed (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “sanctuary policy” as any ordinance or policy, formal or informal, that does any of the following (Sec. 1):

    • Grants lawful status to any undocumented immigrant;

    • Prohibits responding to requests from the Immigration and Naturalization Service;

    • Prohibits or limits any government employee from communicating or cooperating with federal agencies regarding immigration;

    • Restricts a governmental entity’s ability to comply with detainer requests or custody transfer requests;

    • Requires the Department of Homeland Security to obtain a warrant or demonstrate probable cause before complying with detainers or requests; or

    • Prohibits law enforcement from inquiring into immigration status.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Sanctuary Policies


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