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HCR 5032 - Prohibiting Health Insurance Mandates - Key Vote

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Failed (House) (75-47) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Health Insurance Mandates

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that states that no law or rule shall compel a person, employer, or health care provider to participate in any health care system or to purchase health insurance.

Highlights:
-States that no person or employer shall be required to pay fines for paying directly for lawful health care services (Art. 16). -States that health care providers shall not be required to pay penalties or fines for accepting direct payment for lawful health care services (Art. 16).
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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME EFFECTIVE.

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibiting Health Insurance Mandates

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