Arizona seeks to seize back land from federal government

Bill: SB1332 (PDF)

Sponsored by Sens. Al Melvin, Sylvia Allen, Rick Murphy, et al, SB1332 requires that the United States shall extinguish title to all public lands in and transfer title to the state by December 31, 2014. All public lands that the federal government has not extinguished and transferred by that date are subject to assessment, levy, and taxation.

Also: “Gov. Brewer vetoes bill that would have given Arizona control over its land”

“Arizona lawmakers push to take over federal land”

“Lawmakers Pick Fight With Feds Over Public Lands”

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