This bill clarifies the implementation of certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. This bill prohibits the state of (STATE) from planning, creating, or participating in a state health care exchange.

AN ACT relative to federal health care reform and health care exchanges.

SECTION 1 Prohibition on State-Based Health Exchange.

A. No (STATE) state agency, department, or political subdivision shall plan, create, participate in or enable a state-based exchange for health insurance under the Act, or contract with any private entity to do so.


This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.