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 Bill Status of SB0684  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  IMMIGRATION-RIGHT TO COUNSEL

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Celina Villanueva - Cristina Castro - Melinda Bush, Adriane Johnson, Laura Fine, Ann Gillespie, Sara Feigenholtz, Bill Cunningham and Patricia Van Pelt

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Right to Counsel in Immigration Proceedings Act. Establishes the Task Force on Counsel in Immigration Proceedings. Provides for members, compensation, and support staff. Provides that the Task Force shall investigate the implementation of universal representation for covered individuals in immigration removal proceedings. Provides that the Task Force shall submit a report of its findings in the investigation and its recommendations for how to fully provide legal representation for covered individuals facing immigration proceedings no later than July 1, 2022. Repeals the Act July 1, 2023. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/25/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Celina Villanueva
  2/25/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/25/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  3/10/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/29/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  3/29/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  4/1/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  4/7/2021SenateAssigned to Human Rights
  4/15/2021SenatePostponed - Human Rights
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/20/2021SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/29/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  5/3/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt

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