WHEREAS, many citizens are concerned with and wish to support their government,
WHEREAS, the subject citizens prefer to visit their local seat of government buildings,
citizens, especially seniors, are disabled and require the assistance
WHEREAS, an inquiry
of the sergeant at arms at the Capitol, for instance, reveals
NOW, THEREFORE, BE
IT RESOLVED, that funding be provided and the sergeant
WHEREAS, clerks and administrators of the Medical Industrial Complex control
the lives of millions
WHEREAS, 42 million U.S. Citizens are without any Health Care coverage; and,
WHEREAS, Medicare administrative costs are much lower than other health insurance programs (2, 1/4% compared to 17%); and,
WHEREAS, Medicare is already in place serving the disabled and aged successfully:
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, THAT the U. S. Congress expand Medicare to provide
affordable, comprehensive Health Care for every U.S. Citizen from the cradle
to the grave.
WHEREAS, a substantial economic burden is placed on Florida patients and taxpayers by existing laws that make up the state's negative formulary; and,
WHEREAS, the need exists to modernize Florida's 25 year-old negative formulary process based on science; and,
WHEREAS, FDA approval for generic substitution has been accepted as the standard by more than 40 other states; and,
WHEREAS, the findings of the 1999 Senate Health Care Committee Interim Report validates the modernization of the State's Negative Formulary and subsequent removal from the negative formulary "AB" rated drugs; and,
WHEREAS, the Florida Silver Haired Legislature, during it's 1999 Annual Session, did rate this as it's Number One Priority.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT we, the Florida Silver Haired Legislature join statewide petitioners in urging Florida's Governor and legislative leadership to endorse the adoption of the "AB" rating of bioequivalence established by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as the sole criteria for permitting generic substitution within the State of Florida.