Key Votes

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

Florida Key Votes

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

Read statements Anitere Flores made in this general time period.

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Note

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.

Stage Details

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

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

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 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