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ONE HUNDRED FIRST LEGISLATURE

SECOND SESSION

LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION 289CA

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
Introduced by McCoy, 39; Carlson, 38; Christensen, 44; Coash, 27;
Fulton, 29; Harms, 48; Janssen, 15; Krist, 10;
Lautenbaugh, 18; Price, 3; Schilz, 47; Utter, 33.

Read first time January 13, 2010

Committee: Health and Human Services

THE MEMBERS OF THE ONE HUNDRED 1 FIRST LEGISLATURE OF
2 NEBRASKA, SECOND SESSION, RESOLVE THAT:
3 Section 1. At the general election in November 2010 the
4 following proposed amendment to the Constitution of Nebraska shall
5 be submitted to the electors of the State of Nebraska for approval
6 or rejection:
7 To add a new section 31 to Article I:
8 I-31 Because all people should have the right to make
9 decisions about their health care, no law shall be passed that:
10 (1) Restricts a person’s freedom of choice of private
11 health care systems or private health plans of any type;
12 (2) Interferes with a person’s or an entity’s right to
13 pay directly for lawful medical services; or
14 (3) Imposes a penalty or fine of any type for choosing to
15 obtain or decline health care coverage or for participation in any

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particular health care system or health plan1 .
2 Sec. 2. The proposed amendment shall be submitted to the
3 electors in the manner prescribed by the Constitution of Nebraska,
4 Article XVI, section 1, with the following ballot language:
5 A constitutional amendment to provide that no law shall
6 be passed that restricts a person’s freedom of choice of
7 private health care systems or plans of any type, that
8 interferes with a person’s or an entity’s right to pay
9 directly for lawful medical services, or that imposes a
10 penalty or fine for choosing or declining health care
11 coverage or participation.

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