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SF 14

1st Engrossment - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to health; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article
XIII, by adding a section, affirming that every resident of Minnesota has the
right to affordable health care.

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, article XIII, by adding a section, is
proposed to the people. If the amendment is adopted, the section will read as follows:
new text end

new text begin"Sec. 13. new text end

new text begin Every Minnesota resident has the right to health care. It is the responsibility
of the governor and the legislature to implement all necessary legislation to ensure
affordable health care."
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 2008 general
election. If approved, it is effective December 31, 2010. The question submitted shall be:
new text end

new text begin "Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to state that, effective December
31, 2010, every resident of Minnesota has the right to health care and that it is the
responsibility of the governor and the legislature to implement all necessary legislation
to ensure affordable health care?
new text end

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