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85th Regular Session, 2017
HCR 26 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Keough, Mark | et. al.
  Committees: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HCR 29 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Declaring that presidential executive orders cannot interfere with states' rights.
  Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
  Committees: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SCR 3 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
  Sponsor: Phelan, Dade
  Committees: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select | State Affairs
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars

84th Regular Session, 2015
HCR 29 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Declaring that presidential executive orders cannot interfere with states' rights.
  Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
  Committees: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HCR 31 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: 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government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.
  Author: Keough, Mark | et. al.
  Committees: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
  Last Action: Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 54 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Memorializing Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a "Regulation Freedom Amendment" to the U.S. Constitution.
  Author: King, Phil
  Committees: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
  Last Action: Considered in Calendars
HCR 67 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Huberty, Dan
  Committees: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SCR 1 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
  Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
  Committees: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select | State Affairs
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars

83rd Regular Session, 2013
HCR 50 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
  Committees: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
  Last Action: Considered in Calendars
HCR 72 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
  Committees: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 77 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Reaffirming Texas' sovereignty under the Texas Constitution and the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
  Author: White, James | et. al.
  Committees: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
  Last Action: Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HCR 86 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Urging the president of the United States to refrain from issuing executive orders that exceed his authority and that violate the U.S. Constitution.
  Author: Toth, Steve | et. al.
  Committees: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
  Last Action: Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
SCR 23 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs

82nd Regular Session, 2011
HB 3706 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Callegari, Bill
  Committees: State Sovereignty, Select
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 16 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon
  Committees: State Sovereignty, Select
  Last Action: Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HCR 17 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon
  Committees: State Sovereignty, Select
  Last Action: Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HCR 19 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: 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."
  Author: Truitt, Vicki
  Committees: State Sovereignty, Select
  Last Action: Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HCR 50 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
  Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
  Committees: State Sovereignty, Select | State Affairs
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
HCR 54 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Workman, Paul
  Committees: State Sovereignty, Select
  Last Action: Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HCR 81 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
  Committees: State Sovereignty, Select
  Last Action: Considered in Calendars
HCR 85 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al.
  Committees: State Sovereignty, Select
  Last Action: Considered in Calendars
HJR 50 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
  Committees: State Sovereignty, Select
  Last Action: Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
SCR 1 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Co-author authorized
SCR 14 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee

81st Regular Session, 2009
HCR 50 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Received from the House
HCR 66 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HCR 76 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HR 1383 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Reaffirming the pride of all Texans in our one and indivisible National Union and State.
  Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SCR 35 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Co-author authorized
SCR 39 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Co-author authorized
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