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    H.R.5862 - Stop Greenlighting Driver Licenses for Illegal Immigrants Act - TEXT

    H.R.5862 - Stop Greenlighting Driver Licenses for Illegal Immigrants Act 116th Congress (2019-2020)

    BILL

    Sponsor: Rep. Buck, Ken [R-CO-4] (Introduced 02/12/2020)
    Committees: House - Judiciary
    Latest Action: House - 02/12/2020 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

    Introduced in House (02/12/2020)


    116th CONGRESS
    2d Session

    H. R. 5862

    To restrict certain Federal grants for States that grant driver licenses to illegal immigrants and fail to share information about criminal aliens with the Federal Government.


    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

    February 12, 2020

    Mr. Buck (for himself, Mr. Biggs, Mr. Gaetz, Mr. Brooks of Alabama, Mr. Budd, Mr. David P. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Gosar, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Arrington, Mr. Norman, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Perry, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Riggleman, Mr. Wright, Mr. Steube, Mr. Dunn, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Yoho, Mr. Green of Tennessee, Mr. Olson, Mr. Abraham, Mr. Byrne, and Mr. LaMalfa) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


    A BILL

    To restrict certain Federal grants for States that grant driver licenses to illegal immigrants and fail to share information about criminal aliens with the Federal Government.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,


    SECTION 1.
    SHORT TITLE.
    This Act may be cited as the “Stop Greenlighting Driver Licenses for Illegal Immigrants Act”.

    SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.
    In this Act:

    (1) EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM FUNDS.—The term “Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds”—
    (A) means a grant under subpart 1 of part E of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (34 U.S.C. 10151 et seq.); and

    (B) includes a grant made directly to a unit of local government within a State under section 505(d) of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (34 U.S.C. 10156(d)).

    (2) IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT INFORMATION.—The term “immigration enforcement information” means—
    (A) information relating to the citizenship or immigration status of any individual; and

    (B) the date, time, and location of the release of any individual from detention, jail, or a prison facility.

    (3) STATE.—The term “State” has the meaning given the term in section 901 of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (34 U.S.C. 10251).

    SEC. 3.
    EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT RESTRICTION FOR STATES THAT FAIL TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL IMMIGRATION LAW.

    (a) Prohibition.—The following States shall be subject to subsection (b):
    (1) Any State that issues a driver license to an individual who does not have proof of United States citizenship or lawful presence in the United States.

    (2) Any State that prohibits or restricts a local or State government entity or official from collecting or sending to or receiving from the Department of Homeland Security immigration enforcement information.

    (b) Penalty.—A State described in subsection (a) shall—
    (1) in the case of a State described in subsection (a)(1), not later than 30 days after the date on which a driver license is issued to an individual who does not have proof of United States citizenship or lawful presence in the United States, return to the Treasury of the United States any unobligated Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds;

    (2) in the case of a State described in subsection (a)(2), not later than 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act, return to the Treasury of the United States any unobligated Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds; and

    (3) be ineligible to receive Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds until the date on which the State institutes a law or policy that—
    (A) prohibits the issuance of a driver license to an individual who does not have proof of United States citizenship or lawful presence in the United States; and

    (B) permits a local or State government entity or official to collect and send to and receive from the Department of Homeland Security immigration enforcement information.

    https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/5862/text?r=22&s=1
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    NO AMNESTY

    Don't reward the criminal actions of millions of illegal aliens by giving them citizenship.


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    Don't reward the criminal actions of millions of illegal aliens by giving them citizenship.


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    NO STATE SHOULD "HONOR" A DRIVERS LICENSE THAT WAS ISSUED IN A SANCTUARY STATE.

    DEEM THEM NULL & VOID, CONFISCATE THE VEHICLE, DEPORT ON THE SPOT!
    TO BECOME AN AMERICAN YOU MUST CHANGE YOUR VALUES ...NOT YOUR LOCATION

    STAY HOME AND BUILD AMERICA ON YOUR SOIL

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