Amend HB 9 (house committee printing) by adding the following appropriately numbered SECTION to the bill and renumbering subsequent SECTIONS of the bill accordingly:
SECTION ____.  PROHIBITION ON USE OF APPROPRIATED MONEY. An amount appropriated by this Act may not be used to effectuate a policy of separating family units consisting of persons who:
(1)  are not citizens or other nationals of the United States; and
(2)  are not lawfully authorized to be present in the United States under the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. Section 1101 et seq.) or other federal law.