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|A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION affirming the principles of the Ninth and Tenth Amendments to the United States Constitution and declaring that the United States Constitution will be nullified if the federal government assumes further powers that it does not possess.
|Bill Request Number
|R. Crimm, T. Couch, D. Floyd, B. Housman, D. Osborne
|Summary of Original Version
|Reaffirm the principles of government expressed by Thomas Jefferson in a resolution written for the Kentucky legislature in 1798; declare that the nation represents a compact among the states, and that the federal government possesses only the powers delegated to it by the United States Constitution; describe the limits of federal power under the Ninth and Tenth Amendments to the United States Constitution; determine a method for communicating these principles to other states; declare that any act of the federal Congress, executive order of the President of the United States, or judicial order of the federal court that assumes a power not delegated to the United States government will constitute a nullification of the United States Constitution; declare that, upon such a nullification, all powers previously delegated to the United States will revert to the several states individually; list some federal actions that would bring about such a nullification; declare that any future government of the United States would require ratification by three-quarters of the states.
|Index Headings of Original Version
Constitution, U.S. - Tenth Amendment, limits of federal power and nullification of Constitution under
United States - Tenth Amendment, limits of federal power and nullification of Constitution under
Federal Laws and Regulations - Constitution of United States, nullification by certain acts of federal government
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