State Refugee Security Act of 2015

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015
Referred to Senate (sub)committee

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.

1 cosponsor (1R).

See also: identical measure, H.R. 4197 of 12/9/15.

Last major action: 12/8/15 referred to Senate Comm. on the Judiciary.

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