This bill clarifies the implementation of certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. This bill prohibits the state of (STATE) from facilitating in any way the expansion of the Medicaid program under the Act.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF (STATE):
SECTION 1. (STATE) Code Annotated, Title (NUMBER), Chapter (NUMBER)), is amended by adding the following as a new part:
(NEW CODE NUMBER).
Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the state shall not establish, facilitate, implement or participate in the expansion of the Medicaid program pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148, as amended.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.