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Arizona Copy Cat Bill Advances Out of Committee

15 February 2011 Published in Legislative Work

Marina Lowe, Legislative & Policy Counsel with the ACLU of Utah, advised the House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee of the dangers of enactingH.B. 70, "Illegal Immigration Enforcement Act," modeled on the controversial Arizona law SB 1070. Unfortunately, the bill passed out of committee and will now be debated on the House floor.