Text of the No Sanctuary for Illegals Act

This bill was introduced on September 17, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 17, 2007 (Introduced).

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1st Session

H. R. 3549


September 17, 2007

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


To withdraw Federal funds from States and political subdivisions of States that interfere with enforcement of Federal immigration law.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the No Sanctuary for Illegals Act.


Prohibition on distribution of Federal funds


In general

No officer or employee of the Federal Government may provide Federal funds to any State, or political subdivision of a State, that is determined by the Secretary of Homeland Security to be interfering with efforts to enforce Federal immigration laws.


Termination of funding prohibition

Subsection (a) shall cease to be effective with respect to a State or political subdivision denied funds under such subsection when the Secretary of Homeland Security certifies that the State or political subdivision has entered into an agreement with the Secretary of Homeland Security to cease such interference.