H. R. 6069
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 29, 2012
Mr. Barletta introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security
To provide protection for certain Federal employees with respect to implementation of the June 15, 2012, memorandum from Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security, regarding the exercise of prosecutorial discretion with respect to individuals who came to the United States as children.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting Department of Homeland Security Personnel
Protection for individuals who refuse to carry out unlawful provisions of the memorandum
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no adverse personnel action, including employee termination, may be taken against a protected individual which is based, in whole or in part, on the refusal of such individual to carry out a provision of the memorandum described in subsection (b) that has been determined by the Congress to be in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.).
This Act applies with respect to the June 15, 2012, memorandum from Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security, regarding the exercise of prosecutorial discretion with respect to individuals who came to the United States as children.
For purposes of this Act, the term
individual means an individual employed in or under any of the
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Adverse actions include denial of benefits
The personnel actions prohibited by this Act include the withholding or denial of a promotion, an increase in pay, or other similar benefit.