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HJR 1179 - Prohibits Public Funding of Abortions - Key Vote

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Kathleen Passidomo voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES THREE-FIFTHS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY SIXTY PERCENT OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME EFFECTIVE.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (79-34) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Public Funding of Abortions

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that prohibits the use of public funds for abortion.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the use of public funds for abortion or health insurance coverage that includes coverage for abortion.
  • Exempts the following types of abortions from the provisions of this resolution:
    • An abortion performed to avert the death of the woman; and
    • Abortion of a pregnancy that results from rape or incest.
  • Exempts expenditures that are required by federal law from the provisions of this resolution.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (27-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Public Funding of Abortions

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that prohibits the use of public funds for abortion.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the use of public funds for abortion or health insurance coverage that includes coverage for abortion.
  • Exempts the following types of abortions from the provisions of this resolution:
    • An abortion performed to avert the death of the woman; and
    • Abortion of a pregnancy that results from rape or incest.
  • Exempts expenditures that are required by federal law from the provisions of this resolution.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (House) (82-35) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Public Funding of Abortions

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that prohibits the use of public funds for abortion.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the use of public funds for abortion or health insurance coverage that includes coverage for abortion.
  • Exempts the following types of abortions from the provisions of this resolution:
    • An abortion performed to avert the death of the woman; and
    • Abortion of a pregnancy that results from rape or incest.
  • Exempts expenditures that are required by federal law from the provisions of this resolution.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Public Funding of Abortions

Sponsors

  • Dennis K. Baxley (FL - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Janet H. Adkins (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Douglas Vaughn 'Doug' Broxson (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel James Davis (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher E. 'Chris' Dorworth (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Don Gaetz (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James William 'J.W.' Grant (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Seth D. McKeel (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jimmy Theo Patronis Jr. (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott Plakon (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen L. Precourt (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald Joseph 'Doc' Renuart Sr. (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher L. 'Chris' Smith (FL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William D. Snyder (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kelli Stargel (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Joseph Tobia (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles E. Van Zant (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William W. 'Will' Weatherford (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Bruce 'Mike' Weinstein (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Trudi K. Williams (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dana D. Young (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
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