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SB 714 - Ban on State-Funded Abortions - Key Vote

Oklahoma Key Votes

Harry Coates, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Harry Coates, Jr. made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Veto Override Failed (Senate) (31-16) -
Legislation - Veto Override Failed (Senate) (31-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Ban on State-Funded Abortions

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

Vote to pass a bill that would ban the use of public funds to perform an abortion, unless it is necessary to save her life.

Highlights:
-Requires physicians to annually submit the number of females that were provided with information regarding abortions and the number of emergency abortions performed to the State Department of Health (sec. 3). -Forbids state employees, within the scope of their employment, from performing an abortion if it is “not necessary to save the life of the mother” (sec. 4). -Forbids physicians from performing abortions unless the pregnant woman can prove that she is not a minor or in the case of a medical emergency (sec. 6). -Provides that the commission of fraud in order to provide a minor with an abortion is a felony (sec. 9) -Forbids the use of any public equipment or facilities to perform an abortion, unless it is necessary to save the pregnant woman's life (sec. 11).
Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (32-16) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (73-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Ban on State-Funded Abortions

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

Vote to pass a bill that bans the use of public funds to perform an abortion, unless it is necessary to save the pregnant woman’s life.

Highlights:
-Requires physicians to annually submit the number of females that were provided with information regarding abortions and the number of emergency abortions performed to the State Department of Health (sec. 3). -Forbids state employees, within the scope of their employment, from performing an abortion if it is “not necessary to save the life of the mother” (sec. 4). -Forbids physicians from performing abortions unless the pregnant woman can prove that she is not a minor or in the case of a medical emergency (sec. 6). -Provides that the commission of fraud in order to provide a minor with an abortion is a felony (sec. 9). -Forbids the use of any public equipment or facilities to perform an abortion, unless it is necessary to save the pregnant woman’s life (sec. 11).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (34-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Ban on State-Funded Abortions

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

Vote to pass a bill that bans the use of public funds to perform an abortion, unless it is necessary to save the pregnant woman’s life.

Highlights:
-Forbids state employees, within the scope of their employment, from performing an abortion if it is “not necessary to save the life of the mother” (sec. 4). -Forbids the use of any public equipment or facilities in performing an abortion unless it is necessary to save the pregnant woman’s life (sec. 4).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Ban on State-Funded Abortions

Sponsors

  • James A. Williamson (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John A. Wright (OK - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Cliff A. Aldridge (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Don Barrington (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brian Bingman (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gus R. Blackwell (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David B. Braddock (OK - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Cliff Branan (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randy Brogdon (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Glenn Coffee (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ann Coody (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Marian Cooksey (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rex Duncan (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • George E. Faught (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Ford (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Johnson (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clark Jolley (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles 'Charlie' Joyner (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sally R. Kern (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles Key (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd Lamb (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Owen Laughlin (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Mazzei (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark E. McCullough (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David F. Myers (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron Peterson (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Pam Peterson (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Reynolds (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike D. 'Mike' Reynolds (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tahrohan Wayne 'TW' Shannon (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel S. 'Dan' Sullivan (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randy Terrill (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sue Tibbs (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kathleen Wilcoxson (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
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