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Journey Amnd. 1 - Penalties for Obstructing Immigration Enforcement - Key Vote

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (14-24) - (Key vote)

Title: Penalties for Obstructing Immigration Enforcement

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that removes state funding for law enforcement agencies that the attorney general finds are obstructing their officers from enforcing immigration law.

- Provides that no law enforcement agency may be prevented from sending, receiving or obtaining information regarding any individual's immigration status [Sec. 7 (a)]. - Provides that no law enforcement agency may restrict or discourage its officers from asking individuals their citizenship or immigration status. [Sec. 7 (a)]. - Allows any member of the Kansas legislature to request that the Attorney General make a determination on whether an agency is in violation. [Sec. 7 (b)]. - Reinstates funding when the agency proves to the attorney general that it is now in compliance with the provisions of the amendment [Sec. 7 (b)].
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Journey Amendment 1


  • Phillip B. Journey (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
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