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SCR 1 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HCR 26 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HCR 29 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Declaring that presidential executive orders cannot interfere with states' rights. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
SCR 3 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade
Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 29 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Declaring that presidential executive orders cannot interfere with states' rights. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HCR 31 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 54 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil Memorializing Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a "Regulation Freedom Amendment" to the U.S. Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 67 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
SCR 1 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 50 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 72 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Rejecting unlimited submission to the current administration and Congress, reaffirming the sovereignty of our state, and opposing taxes imposed on the citizens of Texas by the passage of the Affordable Care Act. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 77 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Reaffirming Texas' sovereignty under the Texas Constitution and the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HCR 86 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve | et. al. Urging the president of the United States to refrain from issuing executive orders that exceed his authority and that violate the U.S. Constitution. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
SCR 23 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Rejecting unlimited submission to the current administration and Congress, reaffirming the sovereignty of our state, and opposing taxes imposed on the citizens of Texas by the passage of the Affordable Care Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3706 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to measures in anticipation of federal legislation that would recognize the sovereignty of the states by providing each state with autonomy in determining whether and to what extent certain federal programs or mandates would apply in that state. House: State Sovereignty, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 16 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon Affirming that the State of Texas claims sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the Constitution of the United States, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. House: State Sovereignty, Select Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HCR 17 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon Urging Congress to call a constitutional convention for the purpose of proposing a constitutional amendment that permits the repeal of any federal law or regulation by vote of two-thirds of the state legislatures. House: State Sovereignty, Select Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HCR 19 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Memorializing the United States Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution providing that any provision of law or regulation of the United States can be repealed if two-thirds of the state legislatures approve resolutions for that purpose and requesting that the legislatures of the other states join this state in urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a "Repeal Amendment." House: State Sovereignty, Select Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HCR 50 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Affirming the pride of all Texans in both our one and indivisible national union and our one and indivisible state, claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist from certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. House: State Sovereignty, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HCR 54 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul Urging the United States Congress to reaffirm its commitment to the Tenth Amendment of the United States Constitution, to abolish the Department of Education, the Federal Highway Administration, the Department of Commerce, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Labor, to reduce the federal income tax by an amount equal to the cost savings associated with the abolition of these agencies, to commit to never usurping the rights of the states in future legislation, and to refrain from exempting itself from any legislation it so passes. House: State Sovereignty, Select Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HCR 81 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Expressing opposition to federal regulation of hazardous waste, water, and clean air and of the production, exploration, drilling, development, operation, transportation, and processing of oil, natural gas, petroleum, and petroleum products in the State of Texas. House: State Sovereignty, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 85 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to enact legislation to require that any subsequent law cite the constitutional section authorizing Congress to enact the law, state the extent and reasons for any preemption of state, local, or tribal law, include factual findings if the authority cited is the power to regulate interstate commerce, prohibit federal agency regulations from interfering with state or local powers without express statutory authority, and require the voluntary inclusion of states in federal rulemaking. House: State Sovereignty, Select Considered in Calendars
HJR 50 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Applying to Congress to call a convention to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to permit the repeal of federal law by two-thirds of the legislatures of the several states. House: State Sovereignty, Select Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
SCR 1 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the United States Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates, affirming that the right to keep and bear arms was reserved to the states, and providing that all compulsory federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SCR 14 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Affirming the pride of all Texans in both our one and indivisible national union and our one and indivisible state, claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist from certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 50 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Affirming that the State of Texas claims sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. House: State Affairs Received from the House
HCR 66 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Memorializing Congress in defense of the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, affirming the right of states to nullify acts of Congress, executive orders, and judicial orders, and asserting that any act, executive order, or judicial order that assumes a power not delegated to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution and which diminishes the liberty of any state or citizen shall constitute a nullification of the Constitution. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 76 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Memorializing Congress in defense of the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, affirming the right of states to nullify acts of Congress, executive orders, and judicial orders, and calling for the creation of a joint committee to communicate with other states about the limits of federal power. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 1383 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al. Reaffirming the pride of all Texans in our one and indivisible National Union and State. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 35 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Affirming that the State of Texas claims sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the United States Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SCR 39 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Affirming that the State of Texas claims sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the United States Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized

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