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HJR 37 - Prohibiting Individual Health Care Mandate - Florida Key Vote

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Title: Prohibiting Individual Health Care Mandate

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that would prohibit mandatory participation in any health care system.

Highlights:

-Prohibits any law or rule that would compel a person, employer or health care provider to participate in any health care system (Sec. 28). -Prohibits laws that would penalize individuals or employers for paying directly for lawful health care services (Sec. 28). -Prohibits laws that would penalize a health care provider for accepting direct payment from individuals or employers for health care services (Sec. 28). -This is a substitute joint resolution sponsored by the House Rules and Calendar Council. -Sen. Anthony "Tony" Hill Sr., recorded as not voting, voted "Nay" after the roll call.

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Prohibiting Individual Health Care Mandate

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that would prohibit mandatory participation in any health care system.

Highlights:

-Prohibits any law or rule that would compel a person, employer or health care provider to participate in any health care system (Sec. 28). -Prohibits laws that would penalize individuals or employers for paying directly for lawful health care services (Sec. 28). -Prohibits laws that would penalize a health care provider for accepting direct payment from individuals or employers for health care services (Sec. 28). -This is a substitute joint resolution sponsored by the House Rules and Calendar Council. -Rep. Joseph Abruzzo, recorded as not voting, voted "Nay" after the roll call. -Rep. Marti Coley, recorded as not voting, voted "Yea" after the roll call. -Rep. Faye Culp, recorded as not voting, voted "Yea" after the roll call. -Rep. Ronald Renuart, recorded as not voting, voted "Yea" after the roll call.

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES THREE-FIFTHS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY SIXTY PERCENT OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME EFFECTIVE.

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