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2009 Senate Concurrent Resolution 1609: Oppose federal government legislative mandates
  1. Introduced by Sen. Mary Pilcher Cook (R) on February 11, 2009, to cite as a violation of the 10th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which grants states sovereignty over powers not enumerated to the federal government in the Constitution, compulsory federal legislation that direct states to comply under threat of penalties or loss of federal funding, and to urge such federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on February 12, 2009.

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