Utah to seize lands from federal government

Bill: HB 143 (PDF)

Sponsored by Rep. Christopher Herrod and signed into law by Gov. Herbert, the HB143 Eminent Domain Authority Law authorizes the state to exercise eminent domain authority on property possessed by the federal government unless the property was acquired by the federal government with the consent of the Legislature and in accordance with the United States Constitution Article I, Section 8, Clause 17.

Also: “In War Between States and Feds, Utah Strikes Latest Blow”

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