It gave state officials the right to purchase any federal land in California before the USA government sells it.
The U.S. Justice Department alleged that a California law that gives the state the right of first refusal on sales of federal parcels is unconstitutional and has so far delayed transactions involving land controlled by the Postal Service, the Navy and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The complaint argues that the state law, Senate Bill 50 (SB 50), passed in October 2017, is unconstitutional because it discriminates against the U.S. and therefore violates intergovernmental immunity and the Supremacy Clause [Cornell LII material].
The law, which went into effect January 1, gives the State Lands Commission the power to block the sale, donation, or exchange of federal lands by the federal government to any other person or entity.
California's legislature passed the law in an attempt to prevent the possibility that the Trump administration could sell any land that state leaders wanted to preserve, such as national parks or monuments or any of the 46 million acres it owns in California.
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The federal lawsuit comes less than a month after Sessions visited Sacramento to announce he was suing California over laws that restrict cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
"We've got a different outlook here, and you know, look, I think that Jeff Sessions, of all people, should know the value of allowing states with different perspectives to do things the way they want to do things, within reason", Allen said.
"Yet again, Donald Trump and his administration are attacking our state and our very way of life", Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a member of the State Lands Commission and a Democrat running for governor, said in a statement. "We will vigorously defend this principle". On Monday, the Trump administration filed suit against the land law, arguing that the legislation oversteps the state's legal boundaries.
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But Acting Deputy Attorney General Jesse Panuccio told reporters Monday, the law is "another example of California avoiding federal law, and no state legislature can, statute by statute, undermine the rule of law and the U.S. Constitution".
The move escalates the war between California and the Trump administration.
The pardons were among 70 pre-Easter clemency actions granted by Mr. In numerous lawsuits, Mr. Becerra argues that California will suffer disproportionate harm if the policies are enacted.
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