RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-1763
A resolution approving an agreement between the United States Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County authorizing the training and use of Davidson County Sheriff's Office personnel to identify and process immigration offenders in DCSO jail and correctional facilities.
WHEREAS, the United States Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is authorized under 8 U.S.C. 1357(g) to enter into written agreements with any political subdivision of a State so that qualified personnel can perform certain functions of immigration officers; and,
WHEREAS, the Davidson County Sheriff's Office will perform such immigration officer functions, in coordination with ICE, as specified in the Agreement attached hereto and incorporated herein; and,
WHEREAS, it is to benefit the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that such Agreement be approved.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the Agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and the United States Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorizing Davidson County Sheriff's Office personnel to perform certain functions of immigration officers, attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Mayor is authorized to execute the same.
Section 2. That any amendments to the terms of the Agreement must be approved by resolution of the Metropolitan Council receiving twenty-one affirmative votes.
Section 3. That any funds received pursuant to this Agreement shall be appropriated to the Davidson County Sheriff's Office.
Section 4. That this resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Ginger Hausser, Rip Ryman, Jim Hodge, Ludye Wallace
on file in the Metropolitan Clerk's Office
& Finance Committee
Public Safety Committee
|Introduced:||February 20, 2007|
|Adopted:||February 20, 2007|
|Approved:||February 21, 2007|