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Text of the Preventing Access to Driver’s Licenses for Illegal Immigrants Act

This bill was introduced on September 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 20, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6465

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 20, 2012

(for himself, Mr. Jones, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Westmoreland, and Mrs. Myrick) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To restrict COPS funding for States that grant driver’s licenses to certain illegal immigrants.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Preventing Access to Driver’s Licenses for Illegal Immigrants Act.

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Restriction on COPS funding

Notwithstanding 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 Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion with Respect to Individuals Who Came to the United States as Children, after the date of enactment of this Act shall—

(1)

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

(2)

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.