Bill Status of SB0684 98th General Assembly
Short Description: IMMIGRATION-RIGHT TO COUNSEL
Sen. Celina Villanueva - Cristina Castro - Melinda Bush, Adriane Johnson, Laura Fine, Ann Gillespie, Sara Feigenholtz, Bill Cunningham and Patricia Van Pelt
| 4/16/2021||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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.