HR 1274

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1274

To gain operational control of the border, enforce immigration laws, strengthen visa security, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 30, 2011

Mr. ROYCE (for himself, Mr. KINGSTON, Mr. WESTMORELAND, Mrs. MYRICK, and Mr. SMITH of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, Homeland Security, Natural Resources, and Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To gain operational control of the border, enforce immigration laws, strengthen visa security, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

TITLE I--BORDER CONTROL

SEC. 101. OPERATIONAL CONTROL OF THE BORDER.

SEC. 102. IMPLEMENTATION OF AUTOMATED EXIT CONTROL SYSTEM.

SEC. 103. STRENGTHENING VISA SECURITY.

TITLE II--CLEAR ACT OF 2011

SEC. 201. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS; STATE DEFINED; SEVERABILITY.

TITLE II--CLEAR ACT OF 2011

SEC. 202. FEDERAL AFFIRMATION OF ASSISTANCE IN THE IMMIGRATION LAW ENFORCEMENT BY STATES AND POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF STATES.

SEC. 203. STATE AUTHORIZATION FOR ASSISTANCE IN THE ENFORCEMENT OF IMMIGRATION LAWS ENCOURAGED.

SEC. 204. LISTING OF IMMIGRATION VIOLATORS IN THE NATIONAL CRIME INFORMATION CENTER DATABASE.

SEC. 205. STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT PROVISION OF INFORMATION ABOUT APPREHENDED ALIENS.

SEC. 206. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO STATE AND LOCAL POLICE AGENCIES THAT ASSIST IN THE ENFORCEMENT OF IMMIGRATION LAWS.

SEC. 207. INCREASED FEDERAL DETENTION SPACE.

SEC. 208. FEDERAL CUSTODY OF ALIENS UNLAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES APPREHENDED BY STATE OR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT.

`CUSTODY OF ALIENS UNLAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES

SEC. 209. TRAINING OF STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL RELATING TO THE ENFORCEMENT OF IMMIGRATION LAWS.

SEC. 210. IMMUNITY.

SEC. 211. INSTITUTIONAL REMOVAL PROGRAM (IRP).

SEC. 212. STATE CRIMINAL ALIEN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SCAAP).

SEC. 213. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

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