Introduced Version





SENATE RESOLUTION No. ___




DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



    A SENATE RESOLUTION assuring the people of Indiana the right to a choice of health care.



Waltz




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Introduced

First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)


SENATE RESOLUTION



MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION assuring the people of Indiana the right to a choice of health care.

    Whereas, The choice of health care is an extremely personal issue for most people; and

    Whereas, The Indiana General Assembly ought to ensure that all Indiana residents have certain rights with respect to health care: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly ought to ensure that all residents of Indiana may enter into private contracts with health care providers for health care services and may purchase private coverage for health care services.
    SECTION 2. That the Indiana General Assembly should not require an individual to participate in a health care system or plan or impose on an individual a penalty or fine of any type for choosing to obtain or decline coverage for health care services or participating in a particular health care system or plan.
    SECTION 3. That copies of this resolution be transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to the members of the Indiana congressional delegation.