AG Opinion: Health Care Freedom Bill Constitutionally Valid
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 12:09 pm
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Attorney General Robert E. Cooper, Jr. today issued an opinion that HB2622 – the Health Care Freedom Act sponsored by State Representative Susan Lynn (R – Lebanon) - is constitutionally valid.
“The language in this bill was carefully crafted by the American Legislative Exchange Council and I was confident that the AG would conclude that it is constitutional,” said Rep. Lynn.
The bill today was deferred one week by the House Commerce Committee. It will be heard Tuesday, April 20th at 10 a.m.
Representative Lynn serves House District 57, which consists of part of Sumner and Wilson Counties. She is serving in her fourth term in the Tennessee House of Representatives. Her work includes serving as on the House Government Operations Committee as well as serving on the House Commerce Committee.