See larger In the event the general assembly votes by a constitutional majority to nullify any federal statute, mandate, or executive order on the grounds of constitutionality, the state nor its citizens shall recognize or be obligated to live under such statute, mandate, or executive order.

—State Rep. Matthew Hill (R, Jonesborough) and Sen. Stacey Campfield (R, Knoxville), 2011,  in proposed Tennessee Nullification Reaffirmation Act.

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In the event the general assembly votes by a constitutional majority to nullify any federal statute, mandate, or executive order on the grounds of constitutionality, the state nor its citizens shall recognize or be obligated to live under such statute, mandate, or executive order.

—State Rep. Matthew Hill (R, Jonesborough) and Sen. Stacey Campfield (R, Knoxville), 2011, in proposed Tennessee Nullification Reaffirmation Act.

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