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HB 382 - Nullification of Federal Laws - Key Vote

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NOTE: THIS IS A SECOND READING VOTE TO CUT OFF DEBATE ON THE BILL AND ADVANCE IT TO THE THIRD READING IN WHICH AN UP-OR-DOWN VOTE FOR PASSAGE WILL OCCUR.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (42-57) - (Key vote)

Title: Nullification of Federal Laws

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes a commission to review any and all federal laws and regulations for constitutionality and possible nullification.

Highlights:
  • Establishes an 11-member commission to review any and all federal laws and regulations for constitutionality and possible nullification (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes the state and its citizens to refuse to recognize or obey federal laws or regulations that have been nullified by the commission (Sec. 3).
  • Requires the legislature to enact all measures necessary to prevent the enforcement of any nullified federal laws or regulations within the boundaries of the state (Sec. 4).
  • Specifies that the provisions of this act apply retroactively to all federal laws enacted prior to the effective date of this act (Sec. 9).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Nullification of Federal Laws

Sponsors

  • Derek Skees (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
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