Published Date:  

2007-05-02 04:00

Public Description:  

Would make it a criminal misdemeanor for one to be illegally present in the United States (currently, being an illegal alien is only a civil violation); and would require that illegal aliens convicted of vehicular manslaughter resulting from driving while intoxicated be sentenced to at least five years, but no more than 40 years, in prison.

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide Federal penalties for certain killings by illegal aliens, and for other purposes.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support
Sponsored by:  Rep. Thelma Drake [R-VA2, 2005-2009] in the 110th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 2109

Chamber:  

House