Governor Steve Bullock's Voting Records

Office: Governor (MT), Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for Governor with Mike Cooney
Issue Category

Key Votes

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Executive Actions

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
5/08/15 SB 316 Amends Procedures for Transfer of Guilty but Mentally Ill Inmates Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/08/15 SB 410 Authorizes Tax Credits for Donations to Certain Educational Programs and Student Scholarship Organizations Signed - Executive
Sign
5/08/15 SB 354 Establish Build Montana Program Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/08/15 HB 10 Appropriations for Information Technology Capital Projects Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
5/08/15 SB 138 Authorizes Liability Protection to Certain Private Employers, Educational Institutions and Landlords Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/06/15 SB 411 Requires the Closure of the Montana Developmental Center Signed - Executive
Sign
5/05/15 HB 599 Relating to Registration of "Heavy Vehicles" Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/05/15 HB 423 Amends Oil and Natural Gas Tax Distribution Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/05/15 HB 237 Establishes Standards for Audits of Medicaid Providers Vetoed - Executive
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5/05/15 HB 2 2015-2017 Biennium Budget Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
5/05/15 SB 245 Authorizes Post-Season Elk Hunting Vetoed - Executive
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5/05/15 SB 390 Requires Certain Action by the Economic Affairs Interim Committee Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
5/04/15 SB 284 Requires County Commissioners to Approve Bison Relocations Vetoed - Executive
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5/04/15 HB 496 Establish Public Land Task Force Vetoed - Executive
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5/04/15 HB 628 Amends License Plate Renewal Period Vetoed - Executive
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5/04/15 SB 334 Amends Definition of Game Animal Vetoed - Executive
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5/04/15 SB 171 Amends Corporate Income Tax Vetoed - Executive
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4/30/15 SB 160 Expands Definition of a Natural Condition of a Stream Vetoed - Executive
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4/30/15 HB 614 Establish Patient Compensation System Study Committee Vetoed - Executive
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4/30/15 HB 575 Establish Grant Transparency Website Vetoed - Executive
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4/30/15 HB 381 Requires State Agencies to Submit Certain Reports Vetoed - Executive
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4/30/15 HB 322 Establishes Montana Special Needs Education Savings Account Program Vetoed - Executive
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4/30/15 HB 154 Authorizes Termination of Income Tax Credits Vetoed - Executive
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4/30/15 HB 479 Requires Fetal Anesthesia for Abortions after 20 Weeks Vetoed - Executive
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4/29/15 SB 280 Amends Laws Regarding Liability of Regulated Lenders Vetoed - Executive
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4/29/15 SB 371 Amends Tenant Noncompliance and Termination Laws Vetoed - Executive
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4/29/15 SB 217 Amends Certain Data Required in Birth Records Vetoed - Executive
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4/29/15 SB 349 Requires Health Insurance Issuers to Sell Plans With and Without Elective Abortion Coverage Vetoed - Executive
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4/29/15 SB 405 Expands Health Care Coverage Signed - Executive
Sign
4/29/15 SB 288 Amends Laws Regarding Subrogation of Workers Compensation Cases Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/27/15 HB 587 Requires the Presence of a Medical Practitioner During an Abortion Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/27/15 SB 148 Requires Certain Contracts with Third Party Vendors Vetoed - Executive
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4/27/15 SB 99 Authorize Funding for Small Business Health Insurance Program Vetoed - Executive
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4/27/15 SB 376 Authorizes the Use of Recovered Indirect Costs for Operating Expenses Vetoed - Executive
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4/27/15 HB 533 Authorizes an Individual to Carry a Concealed Weapon Without a Permit Vetoed - Executive
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4/27/15 SB 149 Authorizes Direct Primary Provider Plans Vetoed - Executive
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4/27/15 SB 248 Requires an Individual to Provide Certain Information to State Legislators Vetoed - Executive
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4/27/15 SB 126 Authorize Landlord to Send Legal Notices to Tenant Via Email Vetoed - Executive
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4/27/15 SB 276 Establishes Voluntary Online Directory of Certain Health Care Agencies Vetoed - Executive
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4/24/15 SB 372 Prohibits a Court to Find a Rental Agreement Unconscionable Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/24/15 SB 235 Requires Judicial Branch Budget Proposals to be Included in State Budget Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/24/15 SB 145 Amends Allocation of Revenue from Oil and Natural Gas Production Taxes Vetoed - Executive
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4/24/15 SB 37 Establish Filing Deadlines for Certain Water Rights Claims Vetoed - Executive
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4/24/15 SB 281 Authorizes a Consumer to Claim Certain Monetary Damages Vetoed - Executive
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4/23/15 SB 295 Repeals Prohibition of Sound Reduction Devices on Firearms Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/23/15 HB 450 Authorize Sound Reduction Devices While Hunting Certain Animals Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/22/15 SB 289 Requires Certain Political Groups to Disclose Expenditures Signed - Executive
Sign
4/21/15 HB 284 Prohibits Bullying in Public Schools Signed - Executive
Sign
4/17/15 HB 584 Amends Landlord and Tenant Retaliatory Conduct Laws Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/17/15 HB 290 Relating to Individuals Examining Certain Government Documents Vetoed - Executive
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4/10/15 HB 315 Amends Federal Mandates Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/10/15 SB 277 Prohibits Department of Human Resources from Collecting Certain Personal Information Vetoed - Executive
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4/09/15 SB 200 Reduces Income Taxes Vetoed - Executive
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4/09/15 HB 348 Authorizes Interstate Healthcare Compact Vetoed - Executive
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4/09/15 HB 200 Requires Drug Testing For Certain Welfare Recipients Vetoed - Executive
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4/08/15 SB 321 Amends Definition of Public Utility Vetoed - Executive
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4/01/15 SB 241 Prohibits Political Subdivisions from Requiring Employers to Provide Certain Wages and Benefits Vetoed - Executive
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4/01/15 HB 449 Requires Business Impact Statement for Proposed Legislation Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 HB 298 Authorizes Concealed Carry Without a Permit Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 SB 114 Authorize Hydropower of Any Size and Vintage Vetoed - Executive
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3/27/15 HB 203 Prohibits Enforcement of Federal Firearm Laws Vetoed - Executive
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3/06/15 HB 166 Reduces Individual Income Tax Rates Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/10/13 SB 347 Revises water degradation laws Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/06/13 HB 100 Establishes a Medicaid Pay-for-Performance Pilot Project Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/06/13 HB 218 Requires Board of Oil and Gas to Administer a Grant Program for Oil and Gas Impacts Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 SB 401 Revises the Disposition of Metalliferous Mines License Tax Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 HB 188 Revises Small Power Production Facility Laws Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 SB 81 Authorizes Tax Credits for Private School Scholarship Donations Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 SB 370 Revises the Requirement that the Legislature Declare the Fiscal Impact Before Reporting Out of Committee Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 HB 633 Establishes an Interim Select Committee on Goverment Efficiency Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 SB 282 Revises Income Taxes and the Corporate License Tax Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/06/13 SB 269 Clarifies that Law Adjustments are not Included in the Base Budget Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/06/13 HB 13 Appropriates Funds for State Employee Pay Raises Signed - Executive
Sign
5/06/13 HB 564 Requries a Trial Against the State to Take Place in the County Where the Claim Arose Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/06/13 HB 535 Requires that State Land Cabin Sites be Appraised by a Third Party Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/06/13 HB 473 Expands Health Care Tax Lien Laws to Include Optometrists, Podiatrists, Rehabilitation Facilities, amd Long-Term Care Facilities Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 HB 408 Reduces the Tax Rate on Mandated Pollution Control Equipment Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 SB 394 Reduces the Income Tax Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 HB 301 Increases the Debt Limit for a Public School District Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 HB 265 Amends Campaign Finance Laws Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 HB 205 Authorizes Use of Suppressors for Hunting Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 HB 240 Authorizes Firearms on College Campuses Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 HB 297 Prohibits the Employment of Undocumented Immigrants Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 SB 265 Extends the reserved water rights compact commission Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 SB 256 Requires the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Organization to be Liable for Damage Caused by Wild Buffalo Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 SB 305 Revises laws governing bison management in Montana Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 HB 604 Create Select Committee on Medicaid Innovation, Reform, and Expansion Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 SB 240 Exempts Pollution Control Equipment from Property Taxes Vetoed - Executive
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5/06/13 HB 12 Appropriates Funds for Provider Payments Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/06/13 HB 377 Appropriates Funds for the Teachers' Retirement System Signed - Executive
Sign
5/06/13 SB 175 Increases Public Education Funding Signed - Executive
Sign
5/06/13 SB 148 Limits Lost Wage and Benefit Award for Wrongful Termination to 2 years Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/06/13 HB 5 Appropriates Funds for Capital Projects, Capital Improvements, and Land Acquisitions Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
5/06/13 HB 19 Revise Penalty and Interest Provisions Related to Tax Law Enforcement Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/03/13 SB 19 Defines "Combined Appropriation" for Exempt Wells Vetoed - Executive
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5/03/13 SB 125 Amends Penalties for Failure to Meet Renewable Energy Requirements Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/03/13 SB 337 Defines "Good Cause Shown" for a Hearing on Temporary Preliminary Decree Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/03/13 HB 2 2013-2015 Biennium Budget Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
5/03/13 HB 217 Exempts Religious Organizations from Campaign Finance Reporting Requirements Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/03/13 HB 225 Amends Interest Payments in Civil Cases Vetoed - Executive
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5/03/13 HB 363 Amends the Board of Realty Regulation Vetoed - Executive
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5/03/13 HB 499 Clarifies Converyance Exemptions from Subdivision Regulations Vetoed - Executive
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5/03/13 HB 509 Authorizes a Prepaid Wireless 911 Service Charge Vetoed - Executive
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5/03/13 HB 556 Delays the Appropriation of Unused Funds from the State Library Fund to the General Fund Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/03/13 HB 582 Authorizes the Board of Public Accountants to Determine it's Own Membership and Staff Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/26/13 SB 344 Requires the Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks to engage in additional public scoping before making any land acquisition Vetoed - Executive
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4/26/13 SB 302 Revises board of education laws related to defining substantial fiscal impact Vetoed - Executive
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4/26/13 SB 250 Establishes requirements for the acquisition of land by the Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks Vetoed - Executive
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4/26/13 SB 105 Prohibits the Establishment of an Interim Zoning District that Restricts Agricultural Activities Vetoed - Executive
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4/26/13 SB 138 Extends the Class 14 Tax Classification to All New Generating and Fuel Facilities Vetoed - Executive
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4/26/13 HB 15 Establishes the school facility grant program Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
4/26/13 SB 31 Revises the Definition of Eligible Renewable Resource Vetoed - Executive
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4/26/13 SB 114 Eliminates Certain Charges for Motor Vehicle Registration Vetoed - Executive
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4/26/13 HB 171 Revise Laws Related to Medicaid and Children's Health Program Fraud Vetoed - Executive
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4/26/13 SB 236 Increases coal board funding through 2019 Vetoed - Executive
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4/25/13 HB 392 Authorizes the excavation and sale of fossils at Makoshika State Park Vetoed - Executive
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4/25/13 HB 145 Revise the Montana Federal Mandates Accountability Act Vetoed - Executive
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4/23/13 HB 239 Requires Parental Consent for Sex Education Vetoed - Executive
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4/22/13 SB 366 Eliminates Term Limits for the Environmental Quality Council Vetoed - Executive
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4/22/13 HB 522 Prohibits the State of Montana from providing assistance for NDAA provisions of detainment Vetoed - Executive
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4/22/13 HB 30 Prohibits Same-Day Voter Registration Vetoed - Executive
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4/22/13 HB 162 Revise State Employee Health Insurance Program Laws Vetoed - Executive
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4/22/13 HB 396 Requires County Board Approval for Bison Relocation Vetoed - Executive
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4/22/13 SB 147 Amends Subdivision Review Criteria Laws for Local Governments Regarding Agriculture Vetoed - Executive
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4/19/13 HB 281 Requires Timely Filing and Resolution of Claims in Medical Liability Cases Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/18/13 SB 107 Amends Sexual Conduct Laws Signed - Executive
Sign
4/12/13 HB 304 Authorizes Concealed Carry of Firearms Without a Concealed-Carry Permit Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/12/13 HB 283 Require fiscal notes to include business impact Vetoed - Executive
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4/12/13 SB 224 Require initiation of administrative rulemaking within a specified time period Vetoed - Executive
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4/12/13 HB 374 Authorize individual legislator standing to intervene in certain civil actions Vetoed - Executive
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4/05/13 HB 280 Authorize choice for out-of-state health care insurance Vetoed - Executive
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4/05/13 HB 50 Prohibit immigration anticooperation policies by local governments Vetoed - Executive
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4/05/13 SB 24 Revise zoning laws for sand and gravel operations Vetoed - Executive
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4/05/13 SB 181 Exempt health care sharing ministries from insurance laws Vetoed - Executive
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4/03/13 HB 247 Authorizes Salvage of Game Killed By Vehicles Signed - Executive
Sign
3/28/13 HB 27 Authorizes the Use of Silencers While Hunting Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/28/13 SB 12 Require temporary appropriation for state group benefit plan expenditures Vetoed - Executive
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3/28/13 HB 302 Prohibits the Enforcement of Federal Firearms Regulations Vetoed - Executive
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3/28/13 SB 41 Prohibiting consideration of future subdivision impact Vetoed - Executive
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3/05/13 HB 18 Clarify general fund transfers to the research and commercialization account Vetoed - Executive
Veto

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