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H.J.Res. 44: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding health care.


The text of the resolution below is as of Apr 22, 2021 (Introduced).


IA

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. J. RES. 44

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 22, 2021

(for herself, Mr. Pocan, Ms. Jayapal, and Ms. Omar) submitted the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

JOINT RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding health care.

That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

1.

Health care, including care to prevent and treat illness, is the right of the people and necessary to ensure the strength of the Nation.

2.

The Congress shall have power to enforce and implement this article by appropriate legislation.

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