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§104‑32.  Jurisdiction reserved.

Notwithstanding any otherprovision of law, there are reserved over any lands as to which any legislativejurisdiction may be ceded to the United States pursuant to this Article, theState's entire legislative jurisdiction with respect to taxation and that ofeach State agency, county, city, political subdivision, and public district ofthe State; the State's entire legislative jurisdiction with respect tomarriage, divorce, annulment, adoption, commitment of the mentally incompetent,and descent and distribution of property; concurrent power to enforce thecriminal law; and the power to execute any process, civil or criminal, issuedunder the authority of the State; nor shall any persons residing on such landsbe deprived of any civil or political rights, including the right of suffrage,by reason  of the cession of such jurisdiction to the United States. (1979,c. 560, s. 1.)