U.S. House of Representatives heard testimony concerning the The Scott Gardner Act (Bill # H.R.3808) on 3/7/12

A hearing was held on March 7, 2012 concerning H.R. 3808, the Scott Gardner Act.  The act aims to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to direct the Attorney General to take into custody an alien who is unlawfully in the United States and is arrested by a state or local law enforcement officer for driving while intoxicated or a similar violation. The act directs the officer, upon reasonable grounds to believe the individual is an alien, to verify the individual’s immigration status, and to take into custody for federal transfer an individual who is unlawfully in the United States. The Act also directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to reimburse states and localities for related transportation costs when such transportation is not done in the course of normal duties.
This bill was sponsored by North Carolina Representative Rep Myrick, Sue Wilkins [NC-9], and cosponsored by Rep Coble, Howard [NC-6] Rep McIntyre, Mike [NC-7] and three others.
A video webcast of the hearing can be watched here.

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