Immigration; powers of law-enforcement officers by agreement with Department of Homeland Security. (HB2926)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Immigration; powers of law-enforcement officers. Expands the powers of state and local law-enforcement officials to include immigration powers conferred upon the law-enforcement agency by agreement with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The bill also allows the Department of Corrections to receive any person into a state or local facility committed under the authority of the United States. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 073325105
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/24/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2926)
01/26/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/26/2007Committee substitute printed 075885492-H1
01/30/2007Assigned App. sub: Public Safety (Sherwood)
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 075885492-H1
02/05/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2926H1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House (92-Y 6-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2926H1)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1045.