IN SB0590 | 2011 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 17-0)
Status: Passed on May 17 2011 - 100% progression
Action: 2011-05-18 - Effective 07/01/2011
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Makes various changes concerning enforcement of federal immigration laws, illegal immigration, and related criminal matters, including the following: (1) Requiring the office of management and budget to calculate the costs of illegal aliens to Indiana and make a written request to the Congress of the United States to reimburse the state for those costs. (2) Prohibiting governmental bodies from limiting or restricting: (A) certain actions by other governmental bodies with regard to information of the citizenship or immigration status of an individual; and (B) the enforcement of federal immigration laws to less than the full extent permitted by federal law. Allows certain persons to bring an action to compel a governmental body to comply with these provisions. (3) Prohibiting a law enforcement agency or law enforcement officer from requesting verification of the citizenship or immigration status of an individual from federal immigration authorities if the individual has contact with the agency or officer only as a witness to or a victim of a crime or for purposes of reporting a crime. (4) Disallowing certain state income tax credits and deductions for individuals who are prohibited from being hired as employees, unless the employer participated in the E-Verify program. (5) Requiring the department of correction to verify the citizenship or immigration status of criminal offenders. (6) Requiring an agency or political subdivision to verify the eligibility of an individual who applies for federal, state, or local public benefits. (7) Requiring the department of workforce development (DWD) to verify the status of an individual as a qualified alien through the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements program to determine the individual's eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits. (8) Authorizing DWD to file civil actions to obtain the reimbursement of amounts paid as unemployment insurance benefits from employers that knowingly employed unauthorized aliens. (9) Requiring state agencies, political subdivisions, contractors with public contracts for services with the state or a political subdivision, and certain business entities to use E-Verify. Requiring certain subcontractors to certify that they use E-Verify. (10) Allowing a state agency or political subdivision to terminate a public contract for services with a contractor for breach of the public contract for services if the contractor knowingly employs an unauthorized alien. (11) Prohibiting individuals from commencing day labor without completing an attestation required under federal law. Requiring probable cause before a law enforcement officer may submit a complaint to the United States Customs and Immigration Enforcement office concerning violations of required federal attestations related to day labor. (12) Establishing certain state crimes, including: (A) offenses related to consular identification; (B) false identity statement; (C) knowingly or intentionally transporting or moving an alien, for the purpose of commercial advantage or private financial gain, knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that the alien has come to, entered, or remained in the United States in violation of the law; and (D) knowingly or intentionally concealing, harboring, or shielding from detection an alien in any place, including a building or means of transportation, for the purpose of commercial advantage or private financial gain, knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that the alien has come to, entered, or remained in the United States in violation of law. (13) Requiring law enforcement officers to impound motor vehicles for violations of crimes related to moving, transporting, concealing, harboring, or shielding from detection aliens. (14) Allowing a law enforcement officer to arrest a person if the officer has a certain removal order, detainer, or notice of action issued for the person or if the officer has probable cause to believe the person has been indicted for or convicted of one or more certain aggravated felonies. (15) Requiring a judicial officer in setting bail to consider that the defendant is a foreign national who has not been lawfully admitted to the United States as relevant to the risk of nonappearance. (16) Establishing certain bond requirements if bail is set for a defendant who is a foreign national unlawfully present in the United States. (17) Urging the legislative council to: (A) assign to an existing study committee certain topics concerning immigration; and (B) urge the study committee to consult with the lieutenant governor on the topics.

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Roll Calls

2011-04-29 - House - House - Conference committee report 1 : adopted by the House (Y: 68 N: 31 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2011-04-29 - Senate - Senate - Conference committee report 1 : adopted by the Senate (Y: 35 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2011-04-21 - House - House - Third reading: passed (Y: 64 N: 32 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2011-04-20 - House - House - Amendment 2 (Candelaria Reardon), failed (Y: 27 N: 66 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [FAIL]
2011-04-20 - House - House - Amendment 13 (Candelaria Reardon), failed (Y: 34 N: 56 NV: 5 Abs: 5) [FAIL]
2011-04-20 - House - House - Amendment 7 (Tyler), prevailed (Y: 91 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2011-04-20 - House - House - Amendment 14 (Torr), prevailed (Y: 51 N: 43 NV: 3 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2011-02-22 - Senate - Senate - Third reading: passed (Y: 31 N: 18 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2011-02-21 - Senate - Senate - Amendment 8 (Tallian), prevailed (Y: 42 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2011-02-21 - Senate - Senate - Amendment 5 (Tallian), failed (Y: 6 N: 36 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2011-02-21 - Senate - Senate - Amendment 4 (Tallian), failed (Y: 6 N: 37 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
House - House - Roll Call 614 (Y: 56 N: 33 NV: 6 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2011-05-18 Effective 07/01/2011
2011-05-17 Public Law 171
2011-05-10 Signed by the Governor
2011-05-05 Signed by the President of the Senate
2011-05-05 Signed by the President Pro Tempore
2011-05-05 Signed by the Speaker
2011-04-29 Conference committee report 1 : adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 527: yeas 35, nays 15
2011-04-29 Conference committee report 1 : adopted by the House; Roll Call 725: yeas 68, nays 31
2011-04-29 Rules suspended
2011-04-29 Conference committee report 1 : filed in the House
2011-04-29 Representative Kubacki added as conferee
2011-04-29 Representative Kubacki removed as House advisor
2011-04-29 Representative Candelaria Reardon removed as conferee
2011-04-29 Senator Boots added as conferee
2011-04-29 Senator Boots removed as advisor
2011-04-29 Senator Arnold removed as conferee
2011-04-25 House advisors appointed: Davis, Burton, Kubacki and Summers
2011-04-25 House conferees appointed: Koch and Candelaria Reardon
2011-04-25 Senate advisors appointed: Kruse, Hershman, Tallian, Skinner, Taylor and Boots
2011-04-25 Senate conferee appointed: Delph and Arnold
2011-04-25 Senate dissented from House amendments
2011-04-21 Returned to the Senate with amendments
2011-04-21 Third reading: passed; Roll Call 632: yeas 64, nays 32
2011-04-21 Representative McMillin added as cosponsor
2011-04-21 House Rule 106.1 suspended
2011-04-20 Amendment 2 (Candelaria Reardon), failed; Roll Call 616: yeas 27, nays 66
2011-04-20 Amendment 3 (Candelaria Reardon), failed; voice vote
2011-04-20 Amendment 13 (Candelaria Reardon), failed; Roll Call 615: yeas 34, nays 56
2011-04-20 Amendment 8 (Tyler), ruled out of order
2011-04-20 Amendment 7 (Tyler), prevailed; Roll Call 613: yeas 91, nays 0
2011-04-20 Amendment 10 (Davis), prevailed; voice vote
2011-04-20 Amendment 6 (Battles), failed; voice vote
2011-04-20 Amendment 16 (Torr), prevailed; voice vote
2011-04-20 Amendment 14 (Torr), prevailed; Roll Call 612: yeas 51, nays 43
2011-04-20 Amendment 4 (Austin), failed; voice vote
2011-04-20 Amendment 9 (Turner), prevailed; voice vote
2011-04-20 Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2011-04-19 Representative Noe added as cosponsor
2011-04-15 Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
2011-03-28 First reading: referred to Committee on Public Policy
2011-02-22 Cosponsors: Reps. Burton and Wolkins
2011-02-22 House sponsor: Rep. Koch
2011-02-22 Referred to the House
2011-02-22 Third reading: passed; Roll Call 253: yeas 31 and nays 18
2011-02-21 Senator M. Young added as coauthor
2011-02-21 Amendment 8 (Tallian), prevailed; Roll Call 185: yeas 50, nays 0
2011-02-21 Amendment 5 (Tallian), failed; Roll Call 184: yeas 14, nays 36
2011-02-21 Amendment 4 (Tallian), failed; Roll Call 183: yeas 13, nays 37
2011-02-21 Amendment 9 (Leising), failed;
2011-02-21 Amendment 2 (Tallian), failed;
2011-02-21 Amendment 1 (Tallian), failed;
2011-02-21 Amendment 7 (Delph), prevailed;
2011-02-21 Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2011-02-17 Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
2011-02-10 Committee report: amended, reassigned to Committee on Appropriations
2011-01-24 Senator Walker added as coauthor
2011-01-20 Senators Tomes, Holdman, Landske, Becker, Miller, Steele, Waterman, Hershman, Yoder, Smith and Grooms added as coauthors
2011-01-20 Senator Kruse added as third author
2011-01-20 Senator Boots added as second author
2011-01-20 Senator Banks added as coauthor
2011-01-20 First reading: referred to Committee on Pensions and Labor
2011-01-20 Authored by Senator Delph

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