Crime victims and witnesses; prohibits inquiry of immigration status. (SB441)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Crime victims and witnesses; immigration status. Read the Bill »

Status

03/05/2008: failed house

History

  • 01/09/2008 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 089824248
  • 01/09/2008 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 01/28/2008 Assigned Courts sub: Special on Immigration
  • 01/30/2008 Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/31/2008 Committee substitute printed 080280248-S1
  • 02/01/2008 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/04/2008 Read second time
  • 02/04/2008 Reading of substitute waived
  • 02/04/2008 Committee substitute agreed to 080280248-S1
  • 02/04/2008 Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB441S1
  • 02/05/2008 Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/05/2008 Communicated to House
  • 02/12/2008 Placed on Calendar
  • 02/12/2008 Read first time
  • 02/12/2008 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 02/14/2008 Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
  • 02/29/2008 Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (11-Y 10-N)
  • 03/03/2008 Committee substitute printed 080358248-H1
  • 03/04/2008 Read second time
  • 03/05/2008 VOTE: --- PASSAGE (46-Y 52-N)
  • 03/05/2008 VOTE: --- RECONSIDER (45-Y 53-N)
  • 03/05/2008 Read third time
  • 03/05/2008 Committee substitute agreed to 080358248-H1
  • 03/05/2008 Pending question ordered
  • 03/05/2008 Defeated by House (46-Y 52-N)
  • 03/05/2008 VOTE: --- DEFEATED (46-Y 52-N)
  • 03/05/2008 Reconsideration of defeated action rejected by House (45-Y 53-N)
  • 03/05/2008 VOTE: --- RECONSIDER DEFEATED (45-Y 53-N)

Comments

CG2 Consulting, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

This is a positive bill that will enhance public safety by assuring crime victims and witnesses to crime that they won't face immigration inquiries if they come forward to cooperate with police in getting criminals out of our communities.