H.R. 3697 - Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act

Bill Text

    Text of H.R. 3697 PDF XML

    Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act (as introduced) 

Rule Information

REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-3 on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

Agreed to by record vote of 222-186, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 222-184 on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

MANAGERS: Collins/Hastings

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

7. Section 2 provides that on any legislative day during the period from September 15, 2017, through September 22, 2017: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

8. Section 3 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Goodlatte (VA)RepublicanClarifies the burden of proof the federal government must meet to show that an alien is deportable for being a criminal gang member.Considered as Adopted
2Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratEstablishes the standard of proof as clear and convincing.Submitted
3Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratProhibits application where designation is based on discriminatory effect.Submitted
4Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratIncreases the number of persons in a group, club, organization or association for purpose of designation by the Secretary of Homeland Security.Submitted
5Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratEstablishes a uniform legal standard for designation of criminal street gangs.Submitted