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HOUSE JOINT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



Citations Affected: Article 1 of the Indiana Constitution.

Synopsis: Right to health care. Requires the general assembly to provide, by law, for a system of affordable high quality health care that is equally available to all. This proposed amendment has not been previously agreed to by a general assembly.

Effective: This proposed amendment must be agreed to by two consecutive general assemblies and ratified by a majority of the state's voters voting on the question to be effective.





Crawford




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Introduced

First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)


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HOUSE JOINT
RESOLUTION




    A JOINT RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to Article 1 of the Indiana Constitution concerning health.

Be it resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: ; (03)HJ9205.1. -->     SECTION 1. The following amendment to the Constitution of the State of Indiana is proposed and agreed to by this, the One Hundred Thirteenth General Assembly of the State of Indiana, and is referred to the next General Assembly for reconsideration and agreement.
SOURCE: CON 1; (03)HJ9205.2. -->     SECTION 2. ARTICLE 1 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF INDIANA IS AMENDED BY ADDING A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS: Section 38. Health care of a high quality for all members of a community is essential to the general welfare and security of a free government. The General Assembly shall provide, by law, for a system of affordable high quality health care that is equally available to all.