About the bill
This is legislation proposing to block federal funding for so-called sanctuary cities that do not comply with DHS-issued detainer requests for illegal immigrants.
“It’s absolutely ridiculous for a U.S. city to ignore our nation’s immigration laws and provide safe harbor for illegal immigrants, and my bill will send the clear message to all sanctuary cities that their dangerous policies won’t be rewarded anymore,” said Senator David Vitter (R-LA), who introduced the bill earlier this month.
According to a press release issued by Vitter’s staff, the ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Louisiana. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 7, 2015
Length: 18 pages
Oct 6, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on October 20, 2015.
Oct 6, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 7, 2015
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Oct 20, 2015
Failed Cloture in the Senate
The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.
S. 2146 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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