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HB 820 Inmates; officer of correctional facility to inquire of alien status.

Introduced by: David B. Albo | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Alien status of jail and correctional facility inmates. Requires an officer in charge of a jail or correctional facility to inquire of a person in his custody as to whether the person was born in or is a citizen of the United States and to make an immigration alien query to the Law Enforcement Support Center of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement for any person who was born in or is a citizen of another country, or if the answers to these questions are unknown. The jail officer shall communicate the results of this immigration alien query to the Local Inmate Data System of the State Compensation Board. The State Compensation Board shall communicate, on a monthly basis, the results of any query confirming that a person is illegally present in the United States to the Central Criminal Records Exchange. This bill incorporates HB 368 (Carrico), HB 1029 (Frederick), and HB 441, HB 444, HB 763, and HB 764 (Rust). This bill is identical to SB 609.


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