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2012-04-03 House Journal

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2012-04-03                     House Journal                      Page 2168
HJR 40                                                                                                                        
Representative Feige added his name as cosponsor to:                                                                            

2012-04-03                     House Journal                      Page 2169
     HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 40                                                                                              
     Commending the governor and the administration for aggressively                                                            
     working to enforce the rights of the state in R.S. 2477 rights-of-                                                         
     way; urging the governor and the attorney general to develop a                                                             
     working alliance with other western states to protect and enforce                                                          
     the states' interests in ensuring access using rights-of-way                                                               
     authorized by R.S. 2477; urging the governor and the attorney                                                              
     general to support the State of Utah and the southern counties of                                                          
     Utah in a lawsuit against the federal government concerning R.S.                                                           
     2477 rights-of-way, including filing an amicus brief in support of                                                         
     Utah; urging the governor to dedicate state resources to establish,                                                        
     protect, and enforce the state's interests in R.S. 2477 rights-of-way                                                      
     and to preserve state rights-of-way against encroachment by the                                                            
     federal government; urging the governor to reestablish a                                                                   
     federalism section in the Department of Law and sections in the                                                            
     Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Fish and                                                             
     Game to support the preservation of the state's rights and powers                                                          
     in compact cases; and urging the governor to prepare an                                                                    
     appropriation request to fund an aggressive effort by the state to                                                         
     resolve issues relating to R.S. 2477 rights-of-way, including                                                              
     possible litigation, and to continue to work to preserve the rights                                                        
     of the state in regard to R.S. 2477 rights-of-way.