SJR 25 Prohibits laws interfering with freedom of choice in health care
Sponsor: Cunningham Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 3206S.02C Fiscal Note: 3206-02N.ORG
Committee: Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight
Last Action: 5/14/2010 - S Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SJR 25-Cunningham, et al, with SCS, SS#2 for SCS & SA 5 (pending) Journal Page:
Title: SCS SJR 25 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: Upon voter approval

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Current Bill Summary

SS/SCS/SJR 25 - Upon voter approval, this constitutional amendment provides that no federal law shall compel a patient, employer, or health care provider to participate in any government or privately run health care system, nor prohibit a patient or employer from paying directly for legal health care services.

This amendment does not affect laws or regulations in effect as of January 1, 2010, affect which health care services a health care provider is required to perform, affect which health care services are provided by law, or prohibit care provided under worker's compensation.