IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
July 14, 2014
Mr. Johanns (for himself and Mrs. Fischer) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To require notification of a Governor of a State if an unaccompanied alien child is transferred to the State and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
UAC State Notification Act of 2014
Notification of State Governors
Section 235 of the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 ( 8 U.S.C. 1232 ) is amended by adding at the end the following:
Notification to States
The Secretary of Homeland Security or the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall notify the Governor of a State not later than 48 hours prior to the transfer of an unaccompanied alien child in the custody of such Secretary to such State.