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Federalism (missing notes) 19:31 Implied Powers Powers derived from the necessary and proper clause (Article I, Section 8)  of  the constitution Such powers are not specifically expressed but implied through the expansive  interpretation of delegated power Content: to make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying  into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by this  constitution in the government of the united states, or in any department or  office thereof.  o Does this mean they can create bans on weapons in schools? *note- we don’t have nationwide rules… they vary everywhere necessary and proper clause enumerates the powers of the congress with the authority to make all laws”  necessary and proper” to carry them out.  Also referred to as the  elastic clause Powers of the state Reserved powers o They say, here’s exactly what the federal government can do Thenth amendment/ bill of rights Reserved powers Derived from the Tenth Amendment Powers that are not specifically delegated to the national government or  denied to the states, belong to states.  Tenth Amendment Powers not delegated to the united states by the constitution, nor prohibited  by it to the states are reserved to the states respectively or to the people  Powers of the State Police power
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o Coercion Criminal codes; defined by states Administer health and safety rules; codes of conduct for running  restaurants, becoming a plumber, etc Regulate marriage/ divorce laws Professional accreditations o Define private property o The power reserved to the government (mostly states) to regulate the  health, safety, and morals of its citizens Inter-State Relations o States to recognize actions taken in other states as legal Controversy in the gay marriage aspect o Full fail and credit clause (article 4, section 1) o Full faith and credit clause Article 4, section 1, of constitution Requires states normally honor public acts and judicial decisions taking  place in another state o States cannot discriminate against citizens from other states Alaska, 1970’s : state citizens given preference in hiring; supreme court  declares unconstitutional. o
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