State Refugee Security Act of 2015

December 9, 2015
January 15, 2016
Referred to House (sub)committee

Like identical measure, S. 2363 of 12/8/15, this bill would, inter alia, bar any refugee from being resettled in a state whose governor certified that ‘the director [of the Office of Refugee Resettlement] has failed, in the sole determination of the Governor, to provide adequate assurance that the alien does not present a security risk to the state.’ Also, the official in question would be required to notify the relevant state government 21 days in advance of plans to place or resettle a refugee in said state.

49 cosponsors (49R).

Last major action: 1/15/16 Referred to the Subcomm. on Immigration and Border Security.

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