S. 3100: Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act

A “sanctuary city” is a city that protects illegal immigrants from federal or state prosecution, either by expressly prohibiting or never requiring legal inquiries about immigration status. There are more than 300 sanctuary cities in the United States.

There have been many Republican attempts to prevent sanctuary cities. The latest is S. 3100, the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act, which ...

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Overview

Introduced:

Jun 27, 2016

Status:

Failed Cloture on Jul 6, 2016

This bill is provisionally dead due to a failed vote for cloture on July 6, 2016. Cloture is required to move past a Senate filibuster or the threat of a filibuster and takes a 3/5ths vote. In practice, most bills must pass cloture to move forward in the Senate.

Sponsor:

Patrick “Pat” Toomey

Junior Senator from Pennsylvania

Republican

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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2016
Length: 10 pages

Prognosis:

5% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jun 27, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 28, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 6, 2016
 
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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 3100 is 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.

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