H. R. 6465
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 20, 2012
Mr. Hunter (for himself, Mr. Jones, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Westmoreland, and Mrs. Myrick) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To restrict COPS funding for States that grant driver’s licenses to certain illegal immigrants.
This Act may be cited as the
Preventing Access to Driver’s Licenses for Illegal
Restriction on COPS funding
any other provision of law, a State that issues a driver’s licence to an alien
granted deferred action pursuant to the Memorandum dated June 15, 2012, from
Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security regarding
Prosecutorial Discretion with Respect to Individuals Who Came to the United
States as Children, after the date of enactment of this Act
within 30 days after the issuance of a driver’s license to such an alien, return any unobligated funds available to the State on the date of issuance that were appropriated in any Act for the Community Oriented Policing Services Program; and
be ineligible to receive any funds appropriated in any Act for the Community Oriented Policing Services Program until such time as the State has in effect throughout the State laws and policies that prohibit the issuance of a driver’s license to such an alien.