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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6709

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 2835

 

*02835*

Referred to Committee on PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. VARGAS, 6th Dist.

 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING CONNECTICUT AS A "SANCTUARY STATE" FOR IMMIGRANTS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to prevent the state police from demanding information concerning citizenship from individuals with whom they interact.

Statement of Purpose:

To make Connecticut a "sanctuary state" for immigrants, regardless of residency status.