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  • State Rep. Stephen Sandstrom (UT) 1:32 pm on December 9, 2011 Permalink |
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    Utah passes state-based immigration law:

    Bill: HB497 (PDF)

    Sponsored by Rep. Stephen Sandstrom and signed into law by Gov. Gary Herbert, HB 497 (The Illegal Immigration Enforcement Act) requires that an officer verify the immigration status of a person arrested for a felony or a class A misdemeanor and a person booked for class B or C misdemeanors and requires that an officer attempt to verify immigration status for a person detained for a class B or C misdemeanor; also requires that a law enforcement officer may not consider race, color, or national origin, except as permitted by Utah and United States constitutions.

    Also: “Utah Immigration Law Signed By Governor Gary Herbert”

  • State Rep. Stephen Sandstrom (UT) 10:47 pm on April 10, 2010 Permalink |
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    Utah prohibits intrusive federal Real ID law

    Bill: HB 234

    Sponsored by Rep. Sandstrom and Sen. Dayton, and signed into law by Gov. Herbert, HB234 states that the United States Congress’ enactment of the REAL ID Act into law: (a) is inimical to the security and well-being of the people of this state; (b) will cause unneeded expense and inconvenience to the people of this state; and (c) was adopted in violation of the principles of federalism contained in the Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.

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