Like Countable?

Install the App

house Bill H.R. 5840

Sanctuary City Prevention Act of 2010

bill Progress

  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
  • The house has not voted
      house Committees
      Committee on the Judiciary
      Immigration and Citizenship
    IntroducedJuly 22nd, 2010

Bill Details

Official information provided by the Congressional Research Service. Learn more or make a suggestion.
The Congressional Research Service writes summaries for most legislation. These summaries are listed here. Countable will update some legislation with a revised summary, title or other key elements.

Suggest an update to this bill using our form.


Sanctuary City Prevention Act of 2010

Official Title

To prevent the participation of the Attorney General in any lawsuit that seeks to invalidate certain provisions of Arizona law relating to aliens unlawfully present in the United States without first satisfying certain conditions.


Sanctuary City Prevention Act of 2010 - Prohibits the Attorney General from expending funds in any lawsuit that seeks to invalidate those provisions of the Arizona Revised Statutes that were amended by Arizona Senate Bill 1070, as amended by Arizona House Bill 2162, until the Attorney General reports to Congress with a plan to enforce the immigration laws in any state or subdivision that has in effect any law, policy, or procedure contravening specified provisions of the Illegal Immigrant Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 that prohibit federal, state, or local government entities or officials, or persons or agencies from restricting certain immigration status-related communications with immigration or law enforcement personnel.

    There are currently no opinions on this bill, be the first to add one!