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2017 SESSION

17105157D
HOUSE BILL NO. 2000
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee for Courts of Justice
on February 3, 2017)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Delegate Poindexter)
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 15.2-1409.1, relating to sanctuary policies.

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.