H.R.514: HELD Act

About This Bill

Bill Summary

Help Ensure Legal Detainers Act or the HELD Act This bill prohibits the use of federal funds by a state or local subdivision that has in effect a law, policy, or procedure that prevents or impedes: (1) a timely response to a request by the Department of Homeland Security for information about an alien in custody, including the alien's estimated release date; or (2) compliance with a detainer request.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 3 statements associated with H.R.514.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 8, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
Jan. 13, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 13, 2017

Introduced in the House by Ken Calvert (R-Calif.)

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