2909.30 Notification of homeland security department of conviction of suspected alien.

(A) A judge of a court of record shall direct the clerk of that court to notify the immigration and customs enforcement section of the United States department of homeland security when a suspected alien has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to a felony.

(B) The department of rehabilitation and correction monthly shall compile a list of suspected aliens who are serving a prison term. The list shall include the earliest possible date of release of the offender, whether through expiration of prison term, parole, or other means. The department shall provide a copy of the list to the immigration and customs enforcement section of the United States department of homeland security for the section to determine whether it wishes custody of the suspected alien. If the immigration and customs enforcement section indicates it wishes custody, the department of rehabilitation and correction is responsible for the suspected alien until the section takes custody.

(C) The department of rehabilitation and correction, pursuant to a valid detainer lodged against an alien who is not legally present in the United States and who has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to a felony, shall transfer that alien to the custody of the immigration and enforcement section of the United States department of homeland security upon completion of the alien's prison term.

(D) As used in this section, "alien" means an individual who is not a citizen of the United States.

Cite as R.C. § 2909.30

History. Effective Date: 04-14-2006