SB 473
Requires the Attorney General to sue the federal government to enforce federal immigration laws
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2/8/2012 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Governmental Accountability Committee (4177S.02C)
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Current Bill Summary

SB 473 - Upon voter approval, the Attorney General shall be required to seek appropriate relief to compel the federal government to enforce federal immigration laws. The Attorney General shall also take such action after the passage of the act when he or she determines that the federal government is not enforcing federal immigration laws or when directed by the Governor, the General Assembly, or voters to do so. Costs incurred by the state and its political subdivisions due to the lack of enforcement shall be provided by the State Auditor and sought by the Attorney General.

This act is similar to SB 72 (2011).