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Constitutionality of Health Care Reform


The proposed Health Security Act is well within the authority of Congress under the Commerce Clause, and it does not violate Tenth Amendment or other principles of federalism.

The proposal contains no unconstitutional takings of private property or infringement of liberty interests.

The proposed delegation of administrative authority to the National Health Board, and, from it, to state alliances, is not an impermissible delegation of legislative authority.

Updated July 9, 2014