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S.260: Immigration Enforcement Transparency Act

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Sponsor Kirsten E. Gillibrand, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Feb. 7, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 7, 2013
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Bill Summary

Immigration Enforcement Transparency Act - Requires a law enforcement official enforcing an immigration law to collect specified data, including: (1) the basis for such enforcement action; (2) the individual's identifying characteristics, including race, gender, ethnicity, and age; (3) how long a stop or search lasted and whether consent was obtained; (4) a description of any items seized; (5) whether an arrest or detention was made, the justification for such arrest or detention, and the ultimate disposition of such arrest or detention; (6) the individual's immigration status and whether removal proceedings were subsequently initiated against that individual; and (7) whether the individual filed a complaint.

Requires the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to compile such data and submit a related report to Congress annually.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 7, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.