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A Summary of the 10th Amendment State Resolutions:

(As of 1/15/2010 - Ongoing Process)

Alabama - HJR 298 & HJR 403 (2009); (Jt Res Rep Hooper June 19, 1995 Adopted –
H6089 #115)
http://bulk.resource.org/gpo.gov/record/1995/1995_H06089.pdf

Legislature:
http://www.legislature.state.al.us/index.html

Status: Democrats never brought it up for a vote. (See link below – Gov Riley’s response)
http://independenteyesonamerica.wordpress.com/2009/07/07/alabama-did-not-pass-the-
alabama-sovereignty-resolution-hjr-298/
http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/acas/ViewBillsStatusACASLogin.asp?BillNumber=hj
r298

Alaska - HR 9 & HJR 27(2009); SJR7 2/15/95 Adopted.


Legislature:
http://w3.legis.state.ak.us/

Status: Governor Palin signed HJR 27 on July 10, 2009.


http://www.legis.state.ak.us/basis/get_bill.asp?session=26&bill=HJR+27&submit=Search
+Bills
http://www.legis.state.ak.us/basis/get_complete_bill.asp?session=26&bill=HR9

Arizona - HR 2024 (2009); SJR1001 (421R S. Ver) Rep. J. Burges & Rep Groscost 1995.
Legislature:
http://www.azleg.gov/

Status: Passed the House 6-10-09


http://www.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2009/06/10/arizona-house-passes-tenth-
amendment-resolution/
http://www.azleg.gov/search/oop/qfullhit.asp?CiWebHitsFile=/legtext/49leg/1r/summary/h.
hcr2024_02-17-09_caucuscow.doc.htm&CiRestriction=%22HCR+2024%22
http://www.azleg.gov/FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/legtext/49leg/1r/bills/hcr2024p.htm 
 
 
Arkansas - HCR 1011 (Rep Hobbs) 2009; Jt Res (Rorie & Sen Walters) 1995 Adopted
Legislature:
http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2009/R/Pages/Home.aspx

Status: Failed in House.


http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2009/R/Pages/BillInformation.aspx?measureno=H
CR1011 

California - (Sen Mountjoy) Intro 1997; SCR 57 – 3/21/96; SJR 44 (Sen. Don Rogers)
Sept 16, 1994 Memorial 487, Adopted; SB 1178

Legislature:
http://www.legislature.ca.gov/

Status: No Action
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/95-96/bill/sen/sb_0051-
0100/scr_57_bill_960321_introduced.pdf

Colorado - HJR 94-1035 & HJR 94-1027 - Senator Charles Duke (Adopted May 20,
1994 CR – H3780 & H3781)

Legislature:
http://www.leg.state.co.us/

Status: No Action

Connecticut - SJR 30 (Sen Gunther 4/19/95; SJR 11 (Sen Crisco & Rep Chase 1995)

Legislature:
http://www.cga.ct.gov/

Status: No Action
http://www.cga.ct.gov/ps95/tob/s/SJ-0030.HTM

Delaware (A petition is online)


http://gopetition.com/petitions/delaware-to-reclaim-its-sovereignty.html

Legislature:
http://legis.delaware.gov/

Status: No Action
Florida – HM 19 (Workman & Plakon); HCR31 - 1995 (Rep Wise & Sen Ostalkiewicz)
http://www.tenthamendmentcenter.com:80/2009/07/01/florida-sovereignty-memorial-
introduced/

Legislature:
http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Welcome/index.cfm?CFID=85236289&CFTOKEN=51186298

Status: Bill has been introduced in the House.

Georgia - SR 632; HR 280 (Rep Scott) HR 470 & Hr 492 (2009) ;SR1 (Sen Glanton &
Rep Hembree) 1995 Adopted; SR 479 (Intro 1998)SR 308 - 1995 10th Amendment & HR
1343 Rescinded calling for Con Con (However they now have another Con Con call to do
with Fair Tax and Repealing 16th amend)

Legislature:
http://www.legis.ga.gov/

Status: SR 632 - Senate Version Passed 4/1/09


http://www.legis.state.ga.us/legis/2009_10/sum/sr632.htm
http://www.legis.ga.gov/legis/2009_10/sum/hr280.htm
http://www.legis.ga.gov/legis/2009_10/search/hr773.htm
http://www.legis.ga.gov/legis/2009_10/search/hr470.htm
http://www.legis.ga.gov/legis/2009_10/search/hr492.htm

Hawaii - Jt Res 1994 Adopted; May 27, 2008 Con Con Call & Mentions (UN Charter
Article 73, Chptr XI)

Legislature:
http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/

Status: No Action
http://hawaiianconstitutionalconvention.com

Idaho HJM004 & HJM003 (2nd Amend) (2009) - Jt Res (Rep Joanna Woods) Adopted
4/18/94
(CR H2397 #333)

Legislature:
http://www.legislature.idaho.gov/

Status: Passed Both Houses on way to Secretary of State


http://www.legislature.idaho.gov/legislation/2009/HJM004PrinterFriendly.htm
Illinois - SR 181 (Sen Bill Brady) 2009; & HR0279 (Rep Holbrook 2007 Adopted); House
& Senate Res 9/12/94 Adopted (CR H9087 HR 2540)

Legislature:
http://www.ilga.gov/

Status: In Process
http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=0181&GAID=10&GA=96&DocType
ID=SR&LegID=47611&SessionID=76

Indiana - SR 42; SCR 37 (Sen. Walker) Intro 2009; Jt Res (Rep Benhing & Sen
Thomson 1995 Adopted)

Legislature:
http://www.in.gov/legislative/

Status: SR 42 Passed Senate 4/9/09


http://www.in.gov/apps/lsa/session/billwatch/billinfo?year=2009&session=1&request=get
Bill&docno=0042&doctype=SR
http://www.in.gov/apps/lsa/session/billwatch/billinfo?year=2009&session=1&request=get
Bill&docno=0037&doctype=SCR#latest_info

Iowa - SCR 1 (Mckinley) 2009; SJR 15 7/10/96 & SJ 508 (Sen Borlaug & Rep Hurley)
1995 Intro

Legislature:
http://www.legis.state.ia.us/index.html

Status: In Process
http://www.statesurge.com/bills/452796-scr1-iowa
http://coolice.legis.state.ia.us/Cool-
ICE/default.asp?Category=BillInfo&Service=Billbook&ga=83&menu=text&hbill=SCR1

Kansas - SCR 1609 (Sen Pilcher-Cook) Intro 2009; Jt Res (Rep Cornfield 1995)
Legislature:
http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-legisportal/index.do

Status: In Process
Search on: 1609 http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-
billtrack/searchBills.do;jsessionid=B9A25FAE33AF366058A1B0344FCC0EEF
http://www.kslegislature.org/bills/2010/2009_1609.pdf
Kentucky - HCR 168 (Rep John Stacy) & HCR 172 (D. Floyd) 2009; Sen Res 32
Adopted June 1994 (CR S7781)

Legislature:
http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/

Status: In Process
http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/09RS/HC168.htm
http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/record/09rs/hc172.htm 

Louisiana - SCR 2 (Crowe) 2009; H Res 1995 Adopted; SJR (Sen. Cain & Rep Stelly)
Legislature:
http://www.legis.state.la.us/

Status: Passed both Houses; SCR 2 Passed Senate 5-11-09 & House on 6-24-09.
http://www.legis.state.la.us/
http://www.legis.state.la.us/billdata/streamdocument.asp?did=640081

Maine - Jt Res (Rep Carr) 1995 Adopted (HP0693)


Legislature:
http://janus.state.me.us/legis/

Status: No Action

Maryland – HJ2 (Intro 2010) Jt Res (Sen Miller & Delegate Klima) 1995 Intro
Legislature:
http://mlis.state.md.us/

Status: In Process
http://mlis.state.md.us/2010rs/billfile/HJ0002.htm

Massachusetts – Rep Jeffrey Davis Perry Intro Bill 5-26-09


Legislature:
http://www.mass.gov/legis/

Status: In Process
http://www.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2009/05/27/10th-amendment-resolution-
introduced-in-mass/
Michigan - SR 17 & HCR 0004 (Rep Paul Opsommer Intro 2009); Jt Res 1995
Adopted.

Legislature:
http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(uifmbk45syapev551255vlbr))/mileg.aspx?page=Home

Status: Senate Passed 2 Resolutions HCR4 & SR17


http://www.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2009/09/17/michigan-senate-affirms-sovereignty-
under-the-10th-amendment/
http://wdoc.house.leg.state.mn.us/leg/LS86/HF0997.0.pdf
http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(tbpghr55t4svntznwl5owj55))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject
&objectName=2009-SR-0017&highlight=Sovereignty
http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(kphjr345s0aduhny1trfbk45))/mileg.aspx?page=GetObjec
t&objectname=2009-HCR-0004

Minnesota - HF 997 (Rep Siefert) Intro 2009; 1995 (Rep Lynch & Sen Hanson)
Legislature:
http://www.leg.state.mn.us/

Status: In Process
https://www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us/bin/bldbill.php?bill=H0997.0.html&session=ls86
https://www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us/revisor/pages/search_status/status_detail.php?b=Ho
use&f=HF0997&ssn=0&y=2009

Mississippi - SCR 630 (Sen McDaniel) & HCR 69 (2009); (SB 2036 - 2/4/09 Protects
Gunowners during Martial Law – Passed); Jt Res (Sen Gunn & Rep Stribling) Intro 1995.

Legislature:
http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/
http://index.ls.state.ms.us/2009Session.html

Status: HCR 69 Dead as of 6-3-09


http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2009/pdf/HC/HC0069IN.pdf
http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/2009/pdf/history/HC/HC0069.xml

Missouri - HCR 13 (Jim Guest) 2009; Jt Res 1994 Adopted.


Legislature:
http://www.moga.mo.gov/

Status: Passed House on 3-23-09; Senate Public hearing 4-7-09


http://house.mo.gov/content.aspx?info=/bills091/bills/hcr13.htm
http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills091/billpdf/intro/HCR0013I.PDF 
Montana - HJ 26 (10th Amend); HB 246 J. Boniek (2nd Amendments) 2009 Intro; SJR
3 (Sen Benedict) 1995 Adopted.

Legislature:
http://www.leg.mt.gov/css/default.asp

Status: HJ 26 Died in Standing Committee 4/28/09


http://data.opi.mt.gov/bills/2009/billhtml/HB0246.htm 

Nebraska - LR 7 (Sen J. Jones) 1995 Intro


Legislature:
http://nebraskalegislature.gov/

Status: No Action

Nevada - AJR 15 (2009); SJR1 4/28/95 (Sens Rhodes & O’Connell) Adopted.
Legislature:
http://www.leg.state.nv.us/

Status: 4/11/09 Pursuant to Jt Standing Rule No. 14.3.1, No further action allowed
http://www.leg.state.nv.us/75th2009/Reports/history.cfm?ID=871
http://www.sovereignfellowship.com/tos/25.15

New Hampshire - HCR 6 2009 (Rep Itse 2009 Intro) Jt Res June 14, 1994 Intro (Rep
Gorman) (CR H4447 #426)

Legislature:
http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/ns/

Status: Killed in the House.

New Jersey – AJR-41 (Kelly & Haytaian) 1995 Intro


Legislature:
http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/

Status: No Action
New Mexico - HJR 27 (Dennis Roch 2009) ;Jt Res (Sen Vernon) Intro 1995
Legislature:
http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/

Status: HJR 27 Died


http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/_session.aspx?Chamber=H&LegType=JR&LegNo=27&year=0

http://www.nmlegis.gov/Sessions/09%20Regular/resolutions/house/HJR27.pdf

New York - Jt Res (Sen Libous) Intro 1995


Legislature:
http://www.assembly.state.ny.us/

Status: No Action.

North Carolina - H Res 849; HJR 571 (Rep Russell) Adopted 5/3/95

Legislature:
http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/homePage.pl

Status: In Process.
http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2009&BillID=h8
49&submitButton=Go
http://www.legislature.state.nc.us/Sessions/1995/Bills/House/PDF/H571v2.pdf

North Dakota -HR 59; HCR 3063; HCR 3017 (Reps Kempenich & Brown) (Sens
Bownman & Wanzek) Intro 1995.

Legislature:
http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/homePage.pl

Status: Passed Both Houses


http://www.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2009/04/08/north-dakota-house-passes-hr59-for-
state-sovereignty/
http://www.legis.nd.gov/assembly/61-2009/bill-actions/ba3063.html
Ohio - HCR 11 2009 (Rep Jarrod Martin & Rep. Kris Jordan) & SCR 13 (Senators
Grendell & Faber); HCR 44 (Rep M. Wise & Sen Drake) 1995.

Legislature:
http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/

Status: Senate Passed SCR 13 on 9-23-09


http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/res.cfm?ID=128_HCR_11
http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/ResolutionText128/128_HCR_11_I_Y.pdf 
http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/res.cfm?ID=128_SCR_13
http://sovereign.ohiofreedom.com/wordpress/

Oklahoma – HCR 1028 (Key); HJR 1003 (Rep Charles Key) 2009; HJR 1089 (2008); HR
1047 6/28/94 CR S7781 (RE: NWO and UN Directing US Military) MUST SEE!
http://z4.invisionfree.com/The_Great_Deception/index.php?showtopic=6542

Legislature:
http://www.lsb.state.ok.us/

Status: Rep. Key reintroduced a new Bill (HCR 1028), that does not require the
Governor’s signature (after 1st bill was vetoed by Gov). It passed again in the House (5-6-
09), and Senate (5-13-09) and on the way to the President and Congress.
http://www.oksenate.gov/news/press_releases/press_releases_2009/pr20090513h.html
http://www.newsok.com/article/3366762
http://www.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2009/05/01/new-oklahoma-sovereignty-
resolution/#more-1494
http://www.newsok.com/oklahoma-gov.-brad-henry-vetoes-legislative-
resolution/article/3364305?custom_click=headlines_widget
http://www.tenthamendmentcenter.com:80/2009/04/24/oklahoma-hjr1003-vetoed/

Search on: Sovereignty http://www.okhouse.gov/Legislation/ShowVotes.aspx


http://www.ktul.com/news/stories/0409/613607.html
http://www.ok-safe.com/files/documents/1/HJR1089_int.pdf

Oregon - HJM 17 (Rep. Dennis Richardson) & HJM 5 Federalizing os Natl Guard
(2009); SCR 3 (Sen Johnson & Reps Baum & Hayden) Intro 1995

Legislature:
http://bluebook.state.or.us/state/legis/legis.htm

Status: In Process
http://www.leg.state.or.us/09reg/measpdf/hjm1.dir/hjm0017.intro.pdf
http://www.leg.state.or.us/bills_laws/
Pennsylvania - H Res 95 (Rep Samuel Rohrer) 2009; HCR 272 Adopted 1995 (CR
H11572 December 1, 1994 #506)

Legislature:
http://www.legis.state.pa.us/

Status: In Process.
http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2009&sind=0&body=H
&type=R&bn=95
http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/PN/Public/btCheck.cfm?txtType=HTM&sessYr=2
009&sessInd=0&billBody=H&billTyp=R&billNbr=0095&pn=1199

Rhode Island - Jt Res (Rep Gorman) Intro 1995


Legislature:
http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/

Status: No Action

South Carolina - HCR 3509 (Rep Pitts) & S 424 (Sen Bright) 2009; Jt Res Intro 1995
Legislature:
http://www.scstatehouse.gov/

Status: Passed House, In Senate in Committee.


http://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess118_2009-2010/bills/3509.htm
http://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess118_2009-2010/bills/424.htm

South Dakota - HCR 1013


Legislature:
http://www.sd.gov/

Status: Passed Both Houses


http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2009/Bill.aspx?Bill=HCR1013 

 
Tennessee - HJR 108 (Rep Lynn) & SJR 311 (Sen McNally) Intro 2009; Jt Res (Rep
Shirley) Intro 1995

Legislature:
http://www.legislature.state.tn.us/

Status: Passed Both House and Senate; Transmitted to Governor 6-12-09; 1st State to
have Resolution signed by the Governor
http://www.statesurge.com/bills/485877-hjr0108-tennessee
http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/BillInfo/Default.aspx?BillNumber=SJR0311
http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/BillInfo/Default.aspx?BillNumber=HJR0108

Texas - HCR 66; HCR 50 - (Rep Creighton) 2009; Jt Res (Sen Patterson & Rep
Grusengorf) Intro 1995.

Legislature:
http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/

Status: House Passed HCR 50


http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=81R&Bill=HCR66
http://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=81R&Bill=HCR50

Utah – SCR 3 (Intro 2010) HJR 003 & HJR 13(Rep Nora Stephens & Rep. Hunter)
Adopted 1995
http://www.mrstep.com/docs/politics/UT_HJR-03&013.pdf

Legislature:
http://www.le.state.ut.us/

Status: In Process
http://le.utah.gov/~2010/htmdoc/sbillhtm/SCR003.htm

Vermont - House Jt Res (Rep Maslack) Intro 1995


Legislature:
http://www.leg.state.vt.us/

Status: No Action, but advocate for Secession.


http://middleburyinstitute.org/defenseofvermontsecession.html
http://www.vtcommons.org/blog/2009/02/12/secede-survive-hey-lincolnobama-people-
and-states-getting-uppity-again
http://middleburyinstitute.org/currentamericansecessionistgroups.html 

 
Virginia - HJ 125 & SJ 17 (2010) (Legis Res 1798); HB 1587 2009 (Says no REAL ID
will be used in this State); Jt Res HJR 633 (Delegate Katzen) Intro 1995.

Legislature:
http://legis.state.va.us/

Status: In Process
http://leg1.state.va.us/101/lst/LS505394.HTM
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?101+ful+HJ125
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?101+ful+SJ17
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?951+ful+HJ633ER
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?951+sum+HJ633

Washington – SJM 8018 (Intro 2010); HJM 4009 (Rep. Matt Shea) Intro 2009; HJM
4001 (Rep T. Campbell) Intro 1995.

Legislature:
http://www1.leg.wa.gov/Legislature/

Status: Rep. Sam Hunt, Head of State Govt & Tribal Affairs Committee is holding this up!
Bill Intro in Senate SJM 8018.
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009-
10/Pdf/Bills/Senate%20Joint%20Memorials/8018-State%20sovereignty.pdf
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?bill=8018&year=2010#documents
http://www.leg.wa.gov/house/Hunt/
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?year=2009&bill=4009
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009-
10/Pdf/Bills/House%20Joint%20Memorials/4009-State%20sovereignty.pdf

West Virginia - HCR 49 (J. Miller) 2009; Jt Res (Sen Boley & Dugan) Intro 1995
Legislature:
http://www.legis.state.wv.us/

Status: In Process
http://www.legis.state.wv.us/Bill_Status/Resolution_History.cfm?year=2009&sessiontype
=RS&input4=49&billtype=cr&houseorig=h&btype=res 
 
 
Wisconsin - SR6 (Senator Leibham) 2009; AJR 4 (Rep Porter) Intro 1995
Legislature:
http://www.legis.state.wi.us/

Status: In Process
http://www.legis.state.wi.us/2009/data/SR-6.pdf

Wyoming – HJ1 & HJ2 (Intro 2010) Jt Res (Rep Simpson) Intro 1995
Legislature:
http://legisweb.state.wy.us/

Status: In Process
http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2010/billindex/BillCrossRef.aspx?type=HB