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Key Votes

Scott Louser's Voting Records

Full Name: Scott Louser
Office: State House (ND) - District 5, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 10, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Married: Alexa; 2 Children: Garett, Kamryn
Home City: Minot, ND
Religion: Catholic

North Dakota Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 2, 2013 HB 1319 Amends School Funding Laws Conference Report Adopted - House
(49 - 42)
Nay
May 1, 2013 HB 1234 Reduces Oil Extraction Tax Conference Report Rejected - House
(21 - 71)
Nay
April 23, 2013 HCR 3047 Establishes a Commission of Higher Education Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(55 - 34)
Yea
Feb. 27, 2013 HB 1362 Expands Medicaid Eligibility Bill Passed - House
(57 - 36)
Nay
Feb. 25, 2013 HB 1215 Authorizes Concealed Weapons in Schools Bill Passed - House
(60 - 33)
Yea
Feb. 22, 2013 HB 1373 Limits the Use of Unmanned Aircrafts Bill Passed - House
(60 - 31)
Yea
Feb. 22, 2013 HB 1385 Requires Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients Bill Failed - House
(19 - 72)
Nay
Feb. 11, 2013 HB 1182 Repeals State Income Tax for the 2013 and 2014 Tax Years Bill Failed - House
(23 - 63)
Yea
Feb. 8, 2013 HB 1305 Prohibits Sex and Genetic Selective Abortions Bill Passed - House
(64 - 27)
Yea
Feb. 8, 2013 HB 1456 Prohibits Abortions if Fetal Heartbeat is Detected Bill Passed - House
(63 - 28)
Yea
Jan. 11, 2013 HB 1182 Repeals State Income Tax for the 2013 and 2014 Tax Years House Sponsor
Nov. 10, 2011 HB 1474 Establishing a Health Benefit Exchange Bill Failed - House
(30 - 64)
Nay
Nov. 9, 2011 SB 2370 Authorizes Changing the Nickname and Logo of the University of North Dakota Bill Passed - House
(63 - 31)
Yea
Nov. 8, 2011 HB 1473 State Legislative Redistricting Bill Passed - House
(60 - 32)
Yea
April 18, 2011 SB 2042 Gaming Tax Reduction Conference Report Rejected - House
(46 - 48)
Yea
April 8, 2011 HB 1267 Legislative Redistricting Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(69 - 18)
Yea
Feb. 21, 2011 HB 1263 Athletic Nickname and Logo of the University of North Dakota Bill Passed - House
(65 - 28)
Yea
Feb. 18, 2011 HB 1228 Retirement Plans for State Employees Bill Failed - House
(47 - 46)
Yea
Feb. 18, 2011 HB 1258 Contribution Retirement Plans for Teachers Bill Failed - House
(38 - 56)
Yea
Feb. 18, 2011 HB 1412 Teaching Personal Finance in Middle Schools Bill Failed - House
(47 - 47)
Yea
Feb. 17, 2011 HB 1385 Senior Citizens Attending Institutions of Higher Education Bill Passed - House
(65 - 29)
Yea
Feb. 16, 2011 HCR 3016 Repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Resolution Passed - House
(69 - 25)
Yea
Feb. 15, 2011 HB 1189 Corporate Income Tax Reductions Bill Passed - House
(72 - 22)
Yea
Feb. 15, 2011 HB 1289 Reducing Income Tax Rates Bill Passed - House
(68 - 25)
Yea
Feb. 11, 2011 HB 1297 Abortion Law Amendments Bill Passed - House
(68 - 25)
Yea
Feb. 11, 2011 HB 1450 Definition of Human Being Bill Passed - House
(68 - 25)
Yea
Feb. 11, 2011 HB 1470 Higher Education Tuition Bill Failed - House
(41 - 51)
Yea
Feb. 10, 2011 HB 1278 Fees for Traffic Violations Bill Passed - House
(51 - 42)
Yea
Feb. 10, 2011 HB 1327 Authority to Declare Evacuations During Local Disasters and Emergencies Bill Passed - House
(53 - 41)
Yea
Feb. 9, 2011 HB 1190 Prohibits Distracted Driving Bill Passed - House
(56 - 37)
Yea
Feb. 8, 2011 HB 1190 Prohibits Distracted Driving Bill Failed - House
(47 - 44)
Yea
Feb. 8, 2011 HB 1195 Bans Texting While Driving Bill Passed - House
(50 - 41)
Nay
Feb. 8, 2011 HB 1377 Children's Health Insurance Program Bill Failed - House
(25 - 67)
Nay
Feb. 7, 2011 HB 1307 Alcoholic Beverage Establishments Bill Passed - House
(50 - 42)
Nay
Jan. 24, 2011 HB 1255 Lifting the Ban on Bottle Rocket Sales Bill Failed - House
(39 - 52)
Yea
Jan. 10, 2011 HB 1258 Contribution Retirement Plans for Teachers House Sponsor

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