The office of the Idaho Attorney General says state nullification of federal law, which Idaho lawmakers could attempt this Legislative session, runs against the U.S and Idaho constitutions.

In a letter in response to an inquiry from Rep. Bill Killen, D-Boise, about proposed legislation to allow Idaho to opt out of the new federal health care laws, assistant chief deputy Brian Kane concluded that “there is no right to pick and choose which federal law a state will follow.”

Two representatives plan to introduce legislation this week that would nullify some of the federal health care law in Idaho.

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