26 SECTION 1. The North Carolina House of Representatives supports the State’s
27 right to claim sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States
28 over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government or reserved to
29 the people by the Constitution of the United States.
30 SECTION 2. The North Carolina House of Representatives urges the federal
31 government, as the agent of the State, to cease and desist, effective immediately, mandates that
32 are beyond the scope of any constitutionally delegated powers.
33 SECTION 3. The North Carolina House of Representatives further urges that
34 compulsory federal legislation which directs states to comply under threat of civil or criminal
35 penalties or sanctions or requires states to pass legislation or lose federal funding be prohibited
36 or repealed.
1 SECTION 4. The Principal Clerk shall transmit a certified copy of this resolution to
2 the President of the United States, the President of the United States Senate, the Speaker of the
3 United States House of Representatives, and each member of the North Carolina Congressional
5 SECTION 5. This resolution is effective upon adoption.
Short and Sweet! This resolution’s status at the time of posting was ‘Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House on 02/07/2011’.
Thank you to Representative George Cleveland (R-Onslow); Representative Carolyn Justice (R-New Hanover, Pender) and Representative Glen Bradley (R-Franklin, Halifax, Nash) for being the primary sponsors of this bill! Check to see if YOUR representative is a co-sponsor, and if they are not, email them and ask why that is so!