California - SB54
California Values Act
December 5, 2016
This bill would prohibit state and local resources from being used for mass deportations or for any federal mandate that might divide Californians on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, immigration status or national or ethnic origins.
Specifically, it would:
- Prohibit state or local resources from being used to investigate, detain, detect, report or arrest persons for immigration enforcement purposes.
- Ban state and local resources from being used to facilitate the creation of a national registry based on religion.
- Prevent state agencies from collecting or sharing immigration information from individuals unless necessary to perform agency duties.
- Ensure that California schools, hospitals and courthouses remain safe and accessible to all California residents regardless of immigration status.