Immigrant Women

The source for these “bills to watch” was Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition.

HB 1195 by *Ragan /(SB 0364) by *Green

OPPOSE

Attempts to Stop Refugee Resettlement Requires the department to negotiate with the federal office of refugee resettlement to reacquire state administration of the refugee resettlement program.
SB 0776 by *Beavers / (HB 0725) by *PodyOPPOSE Attempts to Stop Refugee Resettlement Requires department to enter into negotiations with federal government to reacquire state administration of the refugee resettlement program.
HB 0670 by *Matheny / (SB 1039) by *KetronOPPOSE Monitoring Foreign Students Requires certain institutions to report nonimmigrant student enrollment to the department of safety.
SB 0180 by *Ketron / (HB 0935) by *MathenyOPPOSE Terrorism Forfeiture Bill Specifies that property used in the course of, intended for use in the course of, derived from, or realized through certain terrorist acts is subject to forfeiture; creates a civil action for damages for a person injured as a result of certain terrorist acts.
SB 0006 by *Kelsey /(HB 0057) by *DeBerry  SUPPORT W/ AMENDEMENTS
Prohibiting Racial Profiling Enacts the “Racial Profiling Prevention Act,” which requires each state and local law enforcement agency, including a university police department, to adopt, on or before January 1, 2016, a written policy that prohibits racial profiling.
SB 0612 by *Gardenhire / (HB 0675) by *White M SUPPORT W/ AMENDMENTS
Undocumented Students Tuition Equality Bill Exempts certain students from payment of out-of-state tuition at state institutions of higher education.