Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 1534 -- Federal Health Care Reform Law

Sponsor:  Bahr

This bill declares that the General Assembly finds the federal
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President
Obama to exceed the powers granted to Congress under the United
States Constitution.  Therefore, it is not law and is altogether
void and of no force.  It is the General Assembly's duty to enact
any measure necessary to prevent its enforcement within this

No public officer or employee of this state has any authority to
enforce or attempt to enforce any aspect of the act.  Any United
States official, agent, or employee who undertakes any action
within this state that enforces or attempts to enforce the act in
violation of these provisions will be guilty of a class A
misdemeanor.  Any person who has been subject to any action
attempting to enforce the act within this state will have a
private cause of action for declaratory judgment and damages
against any person violating these provisions.

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