On Wednesday, the Senate voted out SJR 2, an amendment to the Florida Constitution that would, among other provisions, prohibit individuals from being compelled to purchase health care coverage. The bill is a direct challenge to President Obama's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which contains an “individual mandate” requiring the purchase of health care coverage. The bill next goes to the House for consideration. Once voted out of the House, the amendment will be filed with the secretary of state, as constitutional amendments proposed by the Legislature do not require approval of the governor.
Register Now As you are not an existing subscriber please register for your free daily legal newsfeed service.Register
If you have any questions about the service please contact email@example.com or call Lexology Customer Services on +44 20 7234 0606.
Senate votes to place amendment on 2012 ballot prohibiting mandatory purchase of health insurance
- Foley & Lardner LLP
- G. Donovan Brown , Jonathan P. Kilman, Michael P. Harrell, Paul W. Lowell , Robert H. Hosay and Thomas J. Maida
- March 14 2011
If you are interested in submitting an article to Lexology, please contact Andrew Teague at firstname.lastname@example.org.
”Lexology is a useful and informative tool. I keep copies of relevant articles and often forward them to colleagues. Although I do not know all of the authors/firms, by reading their articles I do gain an understanding of...
”Lexology is a useful and informative tool. I keep copies of relevant articles and often forward them to colleagues. Although I do not know all of the authors/firms, by reading their articles I do gain an understanding of their appreciation of a topic, and should the need arise I would not hesitate to contact them on those topics.”
Legal Department Administrator
Jovian Capital Corporation