Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
For the purpose of ascertaining the will of the voters relative to a national health care program, the secretary of state shall cause to be placed on the official ballot to be used at the biennial state election in the year nineteen hundred and eighty-six the following question:-
"Shall the commonwealth of Massachusetts urge the United States Congress to enact a national health program which:-
provides high quality comprehensive personal health care including preventive, curative and occupational health services; is universal in coverage, community controlled, rationally organized, equitably financed, with no out-of-pocket charges, is sensitive to the particular health needs of all, and is efficient in containing its cost; and whose yearly expenditure does not exceed the proportion of the Gross National Product spent on health care in the immediately preceding fiscal year This question is nonbinding".