Tennessee House Passes Bill To Curb PPACA Mandates

Law360, New York (March 7, 2011, 11:52 PM EST) -- The Tennessee House of Representatives fought back against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Monday by passing a bill that allows state residents to decline health care coverage without fear of fines or penalties from the federal government.

Two weeks after the state's senate passed a companion bill, state representatives voted 70 to 27 in favor of the Tennessee Health Care Freedom Act, which guarantees state residents the right to purchase or refuse health insurance and prohibits the state government from interfering with that...
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