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H.R. 3011 (114th): Kate’s Law


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 9, 2015 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


I

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3011

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 9, 2015

(for himself, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Zinke, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Bridenstine, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Clawson of Florida, Mr. Zeldin, Mr. Gosar, Mr. McClintock, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Marino, Mr. Ross, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Jody B. Hice of Georgia, Mr. Brat, Mr. Marchant, Mr. Blum, Mr. Brooks of Alabama, Mr. Babin, Mr. Palmer, Mr. Jones, and Mr. Yoho) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase the penalties applicable to aliens who unlawfully reenter the United States after being removed.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015 or as Kate’s Law.

2.

Increased penalties for reentry of removed aliens

Section 276 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1326) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a), in the matter following paragraph (2) by striking fined under title 18, United States Code, or imprisoned not more than 2 years, or both and inserting imprisoned not less than 5 years and not more than 6 years; and

(2)

in subsection (b)—

(A)

in paragraph (1), by striking fined under title 18, United States Code, imprisoned not more than 10 years, or both and inserting imprisoned not less than 5 and not more than 10 years, and may, in addition, be fined under title 18, United States Code;

(B)

in paragraph (2), by striking fined under such title, imprisoned not more than 20 years, or both and inserting imprisoned not less than 5 and not more than 20 years and may, in addition, be fined under such title; and

(C)

in paragraph (4), by striking fined under title 18, United States Code, imprisoned for not more than 10 years, or both and inserting imprisoned for not less than 5 and not more than 10 years and may, in addition, be fined under such title.