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Bill Detail: HB19-1124

 

Title Protect Colorado Residents From Federal Government Overreach
Status Introduced In House - Assigned to Transportation & Local Government + Appropriations (01/16/2019)
Bill Subjects
  • Immigration
House Sponsors A. Benavidez (D)
Senate Sponsors
House Committee Transportation and Local Government
Senate Committee
Date Introduced 01/16/2019
Description

The bill prohibits a department, agency, board, commission, or
officer or employee of the state or a political subdivision of the state from
using public funds or resources to assist in the enforcement of federal
civil immigration laws. The bill allows a state employee or employee of
a political subdivision of the state to cooperate or assist federal
immigration enforcement authorities in the execution of a warrant issued

by a federal judge or magistrate or honoring any writ issued by any state
or federal judge concerning the transfer of a prisoner to or from federal
custody.
The bill prohibits the state or a political subdivision of the state
from entering into any contractual agreement that would require an
employee to directly or indirectly assist in the enforcement of federal civil
immigration laws.
The bill prohibits federal immigration authorities access to the
secure areas of any city or county jail or other law enforcement facility for
the purpose of conducting investigative interviews or for any other
purpose related to the enforcement of federal civil immigration laws
unless federal immigration authorities present a warrant issued by a
federal judge or magistrate.
The bill prohibits a law enforcement officer from arresting or
detaining an individual solely on the basis of a civil immigration detainer.

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