HB1468: Incarcerated persons, certain; compliance with detainers, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.


VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to amend and reenact § 53.1-220.2 of the Code of Virginia, relating to compliance with detainers; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
[H 1468]
Approved

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 53.1-220.2 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 53.1-220.2. Transfer of certain incarcerated persons to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

A. Any Director, sheriff, or other official in charge of the facility in which an alien is incarcerated who receives a lawful detainer order from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement shall not release such alien subject to the detainer except to transfer custody of such alien to another facility or to an appropriate federal authority, provided that no alien may be held in custody in excess of the date that he would otherwise be released from custody. However, if federal law requires that such alien be held in custody in excess of such date, such alien shall be held in custody in accordance with federal law.

B. The Director, sheriff, or other official in charge of the facility in which an alien is incarcerated may, upon receipt of a detainer from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, transfer custody of the alien to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement no more than five days prior to the date that he would otherwise be released from custody. Upon transfer of custody, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the alien shall receive credit for the number of days remaining before he would otherwise have been released.


HOUSE BILL NO. 1468
House Amendments in [ ] -- January 24, 2017
A BILL to amend and reenact § 53.1-220.2 of the Code of Virginia, relating to compliance with detainers; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Patron Prior to Engrossment--Delegate Marshall, R.G.

Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 53.1-220.2 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 53.1-220.2. Transfer of certain incarcerated persons to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

A. Any Director, sheriff, or other official in charge of the facility in which an alien is incarcerated who receives a lawful detainer order from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement shall not release such alien subject to the detainer except to transfer custody of such alien to another facility or to an appropriate federal authority, provided that no alien may be held in custody in excess of the date that he would otherwise be released from custody. However, if federal or state law requires that such alien be held in custody [ until transferred to an appropriate federal authority ] in excess of such date, such alien shall be held in custody in accordance with federal or state law.

B. The Director, sheriff, or other official in charge of the facility in which an alien is incarcerated may, upon receipt of a detainer from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, transfer custody of the alien to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement no more than five days prior to the date that he would otherwise be released from custody. Upon transfer of custody, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the alien shall receive credit for the number of days remaining before he would otherwise have been released.

HOUSE BILL NO. 1468

Offered January 11, 2017
Prefiled December 8, 2016
A BILL to amend and reenact § 53.1-220.2 of the Code of Virginia, relating to compliance with detainers; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Patron-- Marshall, R.G.

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 53.1-220.2 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 53.1-220.2. Transfer of certain incarcerated persons to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

A. Any Director, sheriff, or other official in charge of the facility in which an alien is incarcerated who receives a lawful detainer order from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement shall not release such alien subject to the detainer except to transfer custody of such alien to another facility or to an appropriate federal authority, provided that no alien may be held in custody in excess of the date that he would otherwise be released from custody. However, if federal or state law requires that such alien be held in custody until transferred to an appropriate federal authority in excess of such date, such alien shall be held in custody in accordance with federal or state law.

B. The Director, sheriff, or other official in charge of the facility in which an alien is incarcerated may, upon receipt of a detainer from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, transfer custody of the alien to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement no more than five days prior to the date that he would otherwise be released from custody. Upon transfer of custody, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the alien shall receive credit for the number of days remaining before he would otherwise have been released.