Florida Amendment 1: 'Florida Health Care'
Take a closer look at the proposed amendment to the Florida Constitution before you head to the polls Nov. 6.
Amendment 1: Health Care Services
This proposed amendment would give Florida the ability to opt out of the new federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
A number of organizations oppose this amendment, including the League of Women Voters of Florida. The concern is this amendment conflicts with federal law and might be declared unconstitutional.
Supporters of the amendment say it would send a message to Congress that it overstepped its authority by requiring people to purchase health insurance.
What a Yes Vote Means
A vote of yes on this amendment is a show of support for its passage.
For complete wording of the amendment, visit the Florida Division of Elections online.