Arizona Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act
"The Arizona Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act" amends A.R.S. to require registrants applying to vote in Arizona to submit evidence of their United States citizenship with the application. This Act also requires state and local governments and their agencies that administer state and local benefits that are not federally mandated to verify applicants' identity, immigration status, and eligibility of applicants; to accept only immigration-status-verified identification; cooperate with other state agencies to verify immigration status of applicants, and to report to federal immigration authorities any violation of federal immigration law by any applicant for benefits."
AN INITIATIVE MEASURE
AMENDING SECTIONS 16-152, 16-166 AND 16-579, ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES; AMENDING TITLE 46, CHAPTER 1, ARTICLE 3, ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES, BY ADDING SECTION 46-140.01; RELATING TO THE ARIZONA TAXPAYER AND CITIZEN PROTECTION ACT.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Arizona:
Section 1. Short title
This act may be cited as the "Arizona Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act".
Sec. 2. Findings and declaration
This state finds that illegal immigration is causing economic hardship to this state and that
illegal immigration is encouraged by public agencies within this state that provide public benefits
without verifying immigration status. This state further finds that illegal immigrants have been given a sa[More...]