Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 1549 -- Enforcement of Immigration Laws

Sponsor:  Onder

Subject to appropriations, this bill requires the Superintendent
of the State Highway Patrol to designate some or all members of
the patrol to be trained in accordance with a memorandum of
understanding between Missouri and the United States Department
of Homeland Security concerning the enforcement of federal
immigration laws on federal highways and interstates in Missouri.

Law enforcement officers are required to inquire into the
citizenship and immigration status of any person placed under
arrest and to verify the legal status of a noncitizen with the
federal government.

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Missouri House of Representatives
94th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
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