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HF 277

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 01/17/2017 10:28am

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to health care; proposing a constitutional amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article I; providing that access to certain health care services is a
fundamental right of the people of Minnesota.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginCONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED.
new text end

new text begin An amendment to the Minnesota Constitution is proposed to the people. If the amendment
is adopted, a section shall be added to article I, to read:
new text end

new text begin Sec. 18. new text end

new text begin Access to essential, effective, and affordable health care services is a fundamental
right of the people of Minnesota. The legislature shall enact laws necessary to ensure timely
implementation of this right.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginSUBMISSION TO VOTERS.
new text end

new text begin The proposed amendment must be submitted to the people at the 2018 general election.
The question submitted must be:
new text end

new text begin "Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to provide that access to essential,
effective, and affordable health care services is a fundamental right of the people of
Minnesota?
new text end

new text begin Yes .
new text end
new text begin No .
new text end
new text begin "
new text end