Representative Dianne Black (R-TN-6) introduced H.R. 3842 to prohibit Federal funding for lawsuits seeking to invalidate specified state laws that support the enforcement of Federal immigration laws. Introduced on January 31st 2012, the bill has over 40 co-sponsors. The bill has been referred to the Judiciary Committee chaired by Lamar Smith, who is not a co-sponsor.

H.R. 3842, Deny Funding for Lawsuits Against Immigration Enforcement Laws