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HB 1 - 2014-2016 Biennium Budget - Key Vote

Wyoming Key Votes

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Legislation - Vetoed (Line Item Veto) (Executive) -

Title: 2014-2016 Biennium Budget

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (20-10) - (Key vote)

Title: 2014-2016 Biennium Budget

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for fiscal years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 and authorizes certain individuals to seek a federal waiver to expand Medicaid coverage.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes the Director of the Department of Health, the Insurance Commissioner, and the Governor to negotiate with the federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services for a demonstration waiver to expand Medicaid coverage (Sec. 338). 
  • Prohibits an agency or individual from committing the state of Wyoming to an expansion of Medicaid unless approved by the legislature (Sec. 338).
  • Requires the proposed waiver program to be structured so that the total fiscal impact on the State’s General Fund will not increase due to the implementation of the program (Sec. 338).
  • Transfers $37.5 million from the general revenue fund to the capitol building rehabilitation and restoration account (Sec. 300).
  • Requires the Department of Education, Office of the Attorney General, and Office of Homeland Security to assist school districts, local law enforcement, and health and safety agencies in developing and refining local crisis management plans (Sec. 336).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (44-16) - (Key vote)

Title: 2014-2016 Biennium Budget

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

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for fiscal years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 and authorizes certain individuals to seek a federal waiver to expand Medicaid coverage.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes the Director of the Department of Health, the Insurance Commissioner, and the Governor to negotiate with the federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services for a demonstration waiver to expand Medicaid coverage (Sec. 338). 
  • Prohibits an agency or individual from committing the state of Wyoming to an expansion of Medicaid unless approved by the legislature (Sec. 338).
  • Requires the proposed waiver program to be structured so that the total fiscal impact on the State’s General Fund will not increase due to the implementation of the program (Sec. 338).
  • Transfers $37.5 million from the general revenue fund to the capitol building rehabilitation and restoration account (Sec. 300).
  • Requires the Department of Education, Office of the Attorney General, and Office of Homeland Security to assist school districts, local law enforcement, and health and safety agencies in developing and refining local crisis management plans (Sec. 336).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (45-13) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: 2014-2016 Biennium Budget

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