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SCR 1615 - Statement of Opposition to Federal Mandates - Kansas Key Vote


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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (36-4) -
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (109-11) -
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (33-7) - (Key vote)
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Title: Statement of Opposition to Federal Mandates

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a concurrent resolution that declares sovereignty under the 10th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and issues a statement of opposition to specific mandates issued by the federal government.

-Specifies that the concurrent resolution is a "notice and demand" to the federal government to do all of the following:
    -Cease and desist mandates that are "beyond the scope of constitutionally delegated powers;" -Prohibit and repeal any mandate that directs states to comply or face civil or criminal penalties; and -Prohibit and repeal any mandate that requires states to pass legislation or lose federal funding.
-Requires a copy of the concurrent resolution be delivered to the President of the United States.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Statement of Opposition to Federal Mandates


  • Steve E. Abrams (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Pat Apple (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Barnett (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Karin S. Brownlee (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Terry Bruce (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeff Colyer (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Leslie D. 'Les' Donovan Sr. (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jay Scott Emler (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tim Huelskamp (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dick Kelsey (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob Marshall (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen R. Morris (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ralph Ostmeyer (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Derek Schmidt (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jean Kurtis Schodorf (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Taddiken (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John L. Vratil (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
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