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SJR 2 - Authorizes Exemptions from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - Key Vote

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Anitere Flores Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Constitutional Amendment.

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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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Constitutional Amendment - Amendment Adopted (House) (80-37) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Exemptions from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters to exempt Florida from provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits laws or rules from requiring any person, employer, or health care provider to participate in any health care system (Sec. 28).
  • Authorizes health care providers to accept direct payment for lawful health care services without paying penalties or fines (Sec. 28).
  • Defines "direct payment" as payment for health care services without a public or private third party (Sec. 28).
  • Specifies that the amendment does not affect which health care services a health care provider is required to perform or provide (Sec. 28).
Constitutional Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (29-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Exemptions from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters to exempt Florida from provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits laws or rules from requiring any person, employer, or health care provider to participate in any health care system (Sec. 28).
  • Authorizes health care providers to accept direct payment for lawful health care services without paying penalties or fines (Sec. 28).
  • Defines "direct payment" as payment for health care services without a public or private third party (Sec. 28).
  • Specifies that the amendment does not affect which health care services a health care provider is required to perform or provide (Sec. 28).
Constitutional Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Exemptions from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Sponsors

  • Mike Haridopolos (FL - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • J.D. Alexander (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thad Altman (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lizbeth Benacquisto (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael S. 'Mike' Bennett (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ellyn Setnor Bogdanoff (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy Carroll Detert (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Alex Diaz de la Portilla (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Paula B. Dockery (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Greg Evers (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike B. Fasano (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Anitere Flores (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Don Gaetz (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rodolfo 'Rudy' Garcia Jr. (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Andy Gardiner (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • D. Alan Hays (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis L. Jones (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack Latvala (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Evelyn J. Lynn (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joe Negron (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Norman (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen M. 'Steve' Oelrich (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Garrett Richter (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Simmons (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronda R. Storms (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Thrasher (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen R. Wise (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
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