Florida Senate - 2011 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SJR 2 Barcode 891820 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: WD . 02/23/2011 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Budget (Negron) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with ballot amendment) 2 3 4 Delete lines 19 - 20 5 and insert: 6 any person or employer to purchase, obtain, or otherwise provide 7 for health care coverage. 8 Delete line 23 9 and insert: 10 taxes for paying directly for lawful health care services. A 11 Delete line 25 12 and insert: 13 care services and may not be required to pay penalties or taxes 14 Delete lines 28 - 31 15 and insert: 16 (b) The private market for health care coverage of any 17 lawful health care service may not be abolished by law or rule. 18 Delete line 55 19 and insert: 20 (1) “Compel” includes the imposition of penalties or taxes. 21 Delete line 67 22 and insert: 23 treatment is permitted or not prohibited by law or regulation at 24 the time the service or treatment is rendered, 25 Delete line 70 26 and insert: 27 (5) “Penalties or taxes” means any civil or criminal 28 29 ====== B A L L O T S T A T E M E N T A M E N D M E N T ====== 30 And the ballot statement is amended as follows: 31 Delete lines 86 - 94 32 and insert: 33 person or employer to purchase, obtain, or otherwise provide for 34 health care coverage; permit a person or an employer to purchase 35 lawful health care services directly from a health care 36 provider; permit a health care provider to accept direct payment 37 from a person or an employer for lawful health care services; 38 exempt persons, employers, and health care providers from 39 penalties and taxes for paying directly or accepting direct 40 payment for lawful health care services; and prohibit laws or 41 rules from abolishing the private market for health care 42 coverage of any lawful health care service.