Immigration laws; Governor to enter into agreement with federal Immigration regarding. (HB487)

Introduced By

Del. Jeff Frederick (R-Woodbridge) with support from 22 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Allen Dudley (R-Rocky Mount), Del. Bill Fralin (R-Roanoke), Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg), Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Jack Reid (R-Richmond), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Terrie Suit (R-Virginia Beach), Del. John Welch (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Robert Hurt (R-Chatham)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of State Police; immigration laws. States that it is the responsibility of the Governor to enter into an agreement with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement that would allow the Department of State Police to enforce civil immigration laws. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063605303
01/09/2006Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/13/2006Fiscal impact statement from VSP (HB487)
01/27/2006Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (18-Y 3-N)
01/30/2006Committee substitute printed 063961303-H1
01/30/2006Read first time
01/30/2006Fiscal impact statement from VSP (HB487H1)
01/31/2006Read second time
01/31/2006Committee substitute agreed to 063961303-H1
01/31/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB487H1
02/01/2006Read third time and passed House (77-Y 22-N)
02/01/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (77-Y 22-N)
02/01/2006Communicated to Senate
02/02/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/15/2006Rereferred from General Laws and Technology
02/15/2006Rereferred to Courts of Justice
03/01/2006Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)