SJR 39
Prohibits laws interfering with freedom of choice in health care
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5/18/2012 - S Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SJR 39-Cunningham
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Upon voter approval

Current Bill Summary

SJR 39 - Upon voter approval, this constitutional amendment provides that no 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, 2012, 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.

This amendment is substantially similar to SCS/SJR 25 (2010).