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HB 1 - Authorizes Individuals to Decline Health Care Coverage - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (23-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Individuals to Decline Health Care Coverage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes individuals to accept or decline health care coverage.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes individuals to accept or decline health care coverage without penalty or threat of penalty (Sec. 2).
  • Exempts the following from the provisions of this bill (Sec. 2):
    • Health care services provided or required by the state, a political subdivision of the state, or a court of the state; and
    • A contract right that provides health care services.
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (24-16) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Individuals to Decline Health Care Coverage

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