Here is the video of Tuesday’s House State Government Committee meeting.
SB10 was voted out of the Committee and was laid on the table. Discussion of proposed amendments to SB10 begins at about 20 minutes into the linked video of Tuesday’s State Government Committee meeting. Discussion of SB10, itself, begins at 32 minutes.
The bill states, in part
A person shall be entitled to the freedom of providing for the person’s own health care. With the exception of providing indemnity and medical benefits to injured workers, no law shall be enacted:
(1) requiring a person to obtain or maintain health insurance coverage, except as required by a court where the person is named as a party in a judicial proceeding;
(2) prohibiting a person from or penalizing a person for making direct payment to a health care provider for tendering health care services; or
(3) rendering a person liable for any penalty, tax, assessment, fee or fine as a result of the person’s failure to obtain or maintain health insurance coverage.
Steve Palmer is the State Chapter Coordinator for the Pennsylvania Tenth Amendment Center.
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