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Victims and Witnesses - U Nonimmigrant Status - Certification of Victim Helpfulness

Sponsored by:

Senator Ramirez


In the Senate - Hearing 3/16 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Authorizing, for purposes of filing a petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, a victim or victim's family member to request a certifying official to certify victim helpfulness on a Form I-918, Supplement B certification; providing that, for the purpose of the Act, a victim shall be considered to be helpful, have been helpful, or likely to be helpful to the detection, investigation, or prosecution of a qualifying criminal activity; requiring the certifying official to sign and complete the certification in a specified manner; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Ramirez
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Abduction
Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Civil Rights Commission
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Fraud -see also- Forgery
Human Rights
Human Resources, Department of
Immigrants and Citizenship -see also- Nonresidents
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Department of
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Nonresidents -see also- Immigrants and Citizenship
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Sexual Offenses
State's Attorneys
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(11-929, 11-930)

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