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H 4979 General Bill, By Chumley, Taylor, Bowen, J.R. Smith, Wood, Burns, V.S. Moss, Forrester, Bedingfield, Kennedy, G.R. Smith, Willis, Toole, Goldfinch, Allison, Atwater, Barfield, Clemmons, Edge, Hamilton, Hixon, D.C. Moss, Nanney, Norman, Simrill, Stringer, Wells, Pitts, Crosby, Henderson, Huggins and Rivers
Similar (S 1164)
Summary: ACA Anti-Commandeering Act; Navigator Background Check Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "ACA ANTI-COMMANDEERING ACT" BY ADDING ARTICLE 30 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 1 SO AS TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS, TO MAKE CERTAIN FINDINGS REGARDING THE PRINCIPLE OF ANTI-COMMANDEERING AND THE RIGHT OF THE STATES TO REFUSE TO USE STATE RESOURCES TO ENFORCE FEDERAL LAWS, TO PROVIDE THAT A PUBLIC OFFICIAL, OFFICER, OR EMPLOYEE OF A PUBLIC BODY MUST NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE OR ENFORCE OR AID IN THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE INDIVIDUAL AND EMPLOYER HEALTH INSURANCE MANDATES OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE PROHIBITIONS DO NOT APPLY TO THE PROVISION OF MEDICAID AT CURRENT LEVELS OF ELIGIBILITY, AND TO REFUSE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE EXPANSION OF MEDICAID PURSUANT TO THE ACA; TO ENACT THE "NAVIGATOR BACKGROUND CHECK ACT" BY ADDING ARTICLE 21 TO CHAPTER 71, TITLE 38 SO AS TO PROVIDE NECESSARY DEFINITIONS, TO PROVIDE CRITERIA FOR REGISTRATION AS A HEALTH CARE INSURANCE NAVIGATOR, TO REQUIRE REGISTRATION OF A PERSON ACTING AS A HEALTH CARE INSURANCE NAVIGATOR, TO PROVIDE RELATED DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION; TO AMEND SECTION 38-3-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE CHIEF INSURANCE COMMISSIONER, TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSIONER TO TAKE ALL REASONABLE ACTION TO LIMIT FEDERAL INTRUSION INTO THE REGULATION OF INSURANCE IN THIS STATE; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNOR TO COMMUNICATE THE CONTENTS OF THIS ACT TO OUR SISTER STATES AND REQUEST AN EXPRESSION OF THEIR SENTIMENTS REGARDING THE ACA.
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03/26/14House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 301225)
03/26/14House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 14)
03/26/14House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Pitts
04/01/14House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Crosby
04/08/14House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henderson, Huggins
04/10/14House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Rivers



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