US HB385 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 22-0)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-04 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Sarah's Law This bill directs U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain an alien who is unlawfully present in the United States and has been charged with a crime that resulted in the death or serious bodily injury of another person. ICE shall make reasonable efforts to obtain information about the identity of any victims of the crimes for which such alien was charged or convicted. It shall provide the victim, or the closest living relative of a deceased victim, with information about such alien, including name, date of birth, nationality, immigration status, criminal history, and a description of any related removal efforts.

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Sarah's Law



2019-03-04HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
2019-01-09HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2019-01-09HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB285 (Same As) 2019-01-31 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S802)


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