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 Bill Status of HB0025  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  IMMIGRATION-RIGHT TO COUNSEL

House Sponsors
Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz - Jonathan Carroll - Carol Ammons - Elizabeth Hernandez, Greg Harris, Deb Conroy, Kelly M. Cassidy, Lindsey LaPointe, Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar, Margaret Croke, Theresa Mah, Denyse Wang Stoneback, Maurice A. West, II, Bob Morgan, Anne Stava-Murray, Rita Mayfield, Sam Yingling, Delia C. Ramirez, Anna Moeller and Michelle Mussman

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Celina Villanueva - Melinda Bush, Sara Feigenholtz, Ram Villivalam, Adriane Johnson, Laura Fine, Patricia Van Pelt, Jacqueline Y. Collins and Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/16/2021HouseHouse Non-Concurs

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Right to Counsel in Immigration Proceedings Act. Establishes the Task Force on Counsel in Immigration Proceedings. Provides for members, compensation, and support staff. Provides that the Task Force shall investigate the implementation of universal representation for covered individuals in immigration removal proceedings. Provides that the Task Force shall submit a report of its findings in the investigation and its recommendations for how to fully provide legal representation for covered individuals facing immigration proceedings no later than July 1, 2022. Repeals the Act July 1, 2023. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes the list of members of the Task Force on Counsel in Immigration Proceedings. Provides instead that the Governor shall appoint the 7 members of the Task Force with the advice and consent of the Senate, in consultation with the President of the Senate, the Minority Leader of the Senate, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of Human Services.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  1/14/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  2/16/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Immigration & Human Rights Committee
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  2/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/28/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  3/3/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Immigration & Human Rights Committee; 008-000-000
  3/3/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/3/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar
  3/3/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke
  3/4/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/5/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/5/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback
  3/5/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  3/8/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  3/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  3/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/23/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  3/30/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  4/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  4/13/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/13/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/16/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 082-025-001
  4/19/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/19/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/19/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  4/19/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/19/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/28/2021SenateAssigned to Human Rights
  4/30/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Celina Villanueva
  4/30/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/3/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  5/4/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Rights
  5/4/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  5/6/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/6/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Human Rights; 006-003-000
  5/6/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2021
  5/6/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  5/13/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/13/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2021
  5/13/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/30/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  5/30/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 039-016-000
  5/30/2021HouseArrived in House
  5/30/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/31/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  5/31/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/31/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Immigration & Human Rights Committee
  6/16/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Non-Concur Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  6/16/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Prevailed ; - Non-Concur
  6/16/2021HouseHouse Non-Concurs

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