The following are Tenth Amendment Center model bills and resolutions which are intended to reaffirm the proper role of government under the Constitution. Activists, we encourage you to send them to your state senators and representatives and ask them to introduce the legislation in your state.
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4th Amendment Protection Act
The first-step in a multi-step strategy to push back against – and thwart – NSA mass-surveillance programs.
2nd Amendment Preservation Act
To prevent federal infringement on the right to keep and bear arms; nullifying all federal acts in violation of the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
Cannabis Freedom Act
To ban state and local law enforcement from enforcing or assisting in the enforcement of unconstitutional federal acts of prohibition
Health Freedom Act
An Act to thwart certain laws enacted by the Congress of the United States, taking control over the health insurance industry and mandating that individuals purchase health insurance under threat of penalty.
Liberty Preservation Act
This legislative package is a state-level response to constitutional violations by the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 (NDAA) – primarily provisions that authorize indefinite detention.
Constitutional Tender Act
The General Assembly finds and declares that sound, constitutionally based money is essential to the livelihood of the people of this state and to the stability and growth of the economy of this state and region and vitally affects the public interest. The General Assembly further finds that Article I, Section 10 of the United States Constitution provides that no state shall make any thing but gold and silver coin a tender in payment of debts.
Hemp Freedom Act
To authorize the production of industrial hemp; to amend (SUBSECTION AND CODE) of the (STATE) Code, relating to the definition of noxious weed seeds; and to reject certain acts of the Federal Government of the United States purporting to be laws and regulations resulting in the prohibition of industrial hemp farming in the state of (STATE).
Privacy Protection Act
Bans the use of UAVs (drones) by law enforcement without first obtaining a warrant.
Defend the Guard
For the purpose of requiring the Governor to withhold or withdraw approval of the transfer of this State’s National Guard to federal control in the absence of an explicit authorization adopted by the Federal Government in pursuance of the powers delegated to the Federal Government in Article I, Section 8, Clause 15 of the U.S. Constitution.
Intrastate Commerce Act
Provides that all goods manufactured or made in (STATE) and all services performed in (STATE), when such goods or services are held, maintained, or retained in (STATE), shall not be subject to the authority of the Congress of the United States under its constitutional power to regulate commerce.