Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Bob Marshall's Bill to keep Gov't run healthcare out of Virginia

Here is Delegate Bob Marshall's bill to prevent government run healthcare from taking effect in Virginia which he has prefiled with the House clerk. It can also be found online here

Offered January 13, 2010
Prefiled December 7, 2009
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 38.2-302.1, relating to a person's participation in a health care system or plan; Virginia Health Care Freedom Act.
Patron-- Marshall, R.G.
Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 38.2-302.1 as follows:
§ 38.2-302.1. Virginia Health Care Freedom Act.
No law shall restrict a person's natural right and power of contract to secure the blessings of liberty to choose private health care systems or private plans. No law shall interfere with the right of a person or entity to pay for lawful medical services to preserve life or health, nor shall any law impose a penalty, tax, fee, or fine, of any type, to decline or to contract for health care coverage or to participate in any particular health care system or plan, except as required by a court where an individual or entity is a named party in a judicial dispute. Nothing herein shall be construed to expand, limit or otherwise modify any determination of law regarding what constitutes lawful medical services within the Commonwealth.


  1. I am proud to be a Virginian! Woo Hoo you go Bob Marshall!

  2. Go VA and set an example for all the States.

    Pass this on to your FB friends and email list.

    Let's get this revolution moving back to States Rule per the Constitution with limited Federal Powers!