About the bill
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 would withhold certain federal grants from sanctuary cities. The bill was introduced last week on June 27 and made it past committee the next day. While it may receive a ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 28, 2016
Length: 10 pages
Jun 27, 2016
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 July 6, 2016.
Jun 27, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 28, 2016
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.
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.
Jan 10, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 87.
S. 3100 (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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Civic Impulse. (2017). S. 3100 — 114th Congress: Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s3100
“S. 3100 — 114th Congress: Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. December 13, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s3100>
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