State Soverignty and Nullification Legislation

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State Sovereignty and Nullification Legislation

The tension between the roles of the federal government and the states has been ongoing since before the creation of our country. Over the years, states legislatures have introduced bills and resolutions addressing various aspects of 10th amendment state sovereignty. Given the recent surge in national attention toward federalism and state sovereignty issues, NCSL has begun tracking these measures in the states.

To find out which states have introduced legislation about 10th amendment state sovereignty, click here.

NCSL is developing a more comprehensive list of legislation addressing other aspects of federalism and state sovereignty; it will be available soon.