he 2013 legislative session in Columbia may well become a watershed event in the reassertion of State Sovereignty and protection of the rights of the people of South Carolina. Senators Bright and S. Martin submitted a pre-filed bill that would nullify the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in South Carolina.
S. 102 would nullify not just the mandate portion of the ACA, but the entire bill as unconstitutional. It states:
The General Assembly declares that the federal law known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010, exceeds the power granted to Congress under the United States Constitution and therefore is not law, but is altogether void and of no force.
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