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Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to State Sovereignty

Arizona Ballot Measure - Proposition 120

Election: Nov. 6, 2012 (General)
Outcome: Failed

Categories:
Housing and Property
Federal, State and Local Relations
Constitution
Natural Resources and Energy

Yes
623,461
(32.27%)

Argument For

No
1,308,299
(67.73%)

Argument Against

Measure Text

Repeals Arizona's disclaimer of all right and title to federal public lands within the state and declares Arizona's sovereignty over public lands and all natural resources within its boundaries.

A "yes" vote shall have the effect of repealing Arizona's disclaimer of all right and title to federal public lands within the state and declaring Arizona's sovereignty over public lands and all natural resources within its boundaries. This excludes Indian reservations, lands of the United States, and lands over which jurisdiction has been ceded by the state of Arizona.

A "no" vote shall have the effect of keeping current constitutional law related to public lands and natural resources within Arizona's boundaries.

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