Incarcerated aliens, certain; release from jail, notice to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (HB2270)

Introduced By

Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Release of certain incarcerated aliens from jail; notice to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Requires that the sheriff, jail superintendent, or other official in charge of a local correctional facility or a regional jail in which an alien is incarcerated shall notify U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the release or discharge of the alien forthwith as soon as the release date is known. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102731D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/15/2019Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #2
01/17/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (4-Y 2-N)
01/17/2019Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/18/2019Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with amendments (11-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #4
01/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2270)
01/28/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (5-Y 3-N)
02/01/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (10-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee amendments from Militia, Police and Public Safety agreed to
02/04/2019Committee amendment Courts of Justice agreed to
02/04/2019Engrossed by House as amended HB2270E
02/04/2019Printed as engrossed 19102731D-E
02/05/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2270E)
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House (51-Y 46-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (51-Y 46-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2270ER)
02/21/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Signed by President
02/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2270ER)
02/28/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 28, 2019
02/28/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/19/2019G Vetoed by Governor
04/03/2019House sustained Governor's veto (50-Y 48-N)
04/03/2019(66 affirmative votes required to override veto)
04/03/2019VOTE: OVERRIDE GOVERNOR'S VETO (50-Y 48-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 5 minutes.