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2017 SESSION

17102981D
HOUSE BILL NO. 2236
Offered January 11, 2017
Prefiled January 11, 2017
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 15.2-1409.1, relating to sanctuary policies.
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Patron-- Cline
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Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 15.2-1409.1 as follows:

15.2-1409.1. Establishment of sanctuary policies prohibited.

No locality shall adopt any ordinance, procedure, or policy that restricts the enforcement of federal immigration laws to less than the full extent permitted by federal law.

The General Assembly shall reduce state funding to the extent permitted by state and federal law to any locality found to have violated the provisions of this section.