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Key Votes

Pete Nielsen, Sr.'s Voting Records on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Milton 'Pete' Peter Nielsen, Sr.
Office: State House (ID) - 23B, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State House - 23B
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Connie; 8 Children: Arlow, Robin Jo, April, Heather, Celeste, Clint, Ivan, Desarae
Birth Date: 03/15/1938
Birth Place: Burley, ID
Home City: Mountain Home, ID
Religion: Latter Day Saints

Idaho Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
March 17, 2014 S 1314 Amends the Provisions of Payday Loans Bill Passed - House
(35 - 34)
Did Not Vote
March 22, 2013 S 1117 Authorizes Permits for Heavy Trucks on Certain Routes Bill Passed - House
(49 - 18)
Yea
March 13, 2013 H 248 Establishes Health Insurance Exchange Bill Passed - House
(41 - 29)
Nay
Feb. 13, 2013 HB 55 Authorizes Telecommunications Businesses to Solicit Existing Customers Bill Passed - House
(65 - 5)
Yea
March 22, 2012 S 1295 Requires Massage Therapists to be Licensed Bill Passed - House
(39 - 29)
Nay
March 22, 2012 S 1369 Penalties for Failure to Report Hiring or Rehiring of Employees Bill Passed - House
(36 - 34)
Nay
March 20, 2012 H 486 Prohibits Minors from Using Tanning Beds Bill Passed - House
(39 - 30)
Nay
March 12, 2012 HCR 45 Encourages the Establishment of Private Healthcare Exchanges Resolution Passed - House
(49 - 13)
Yea
March 3, 2010 H 528 Increasing Health Insurance Regulations Bill Failed - House
(31 - 39)
Yea
April 29, 2009 S 1166 Workers' Compensation Dividend Amendments Bill Passed - House
(50 - 16)
Yea
April 15, 2009 S 1148 Alcohol Law Amendments Bill Failed - House
(28 - 42)
Nay
March 19, 2009 H 246 Gasoline Tax Increase Bill Failed - House
(27 - 43)
Nay
March 28, 2008 H 655 Tax Rebate for Road Projects Bill Passed - House
(40 - 25)
Nay
March 27, 2008 H 680 Community Infrastructure Districts Bill Passed - House
(50 - 18)
Nay
March 21, 2008 H 599 Eliminating the Personal Property Tax Bill Passed - House
(39 - 31)
Yea
March 18, 2008 S 1393 Non-Compete Agreements Bill Passed - House
(43 - 27)
Yea
March 17, 2008 H 594 Amending Property Tax Formula Bill Passed - House
(41 - 27)
Yea
March 10, 2008 H 592 Film and Television Production Rebate Bill Passed - House
(51 - 17)
Nay
March 7, 2008 H 586 State Administered Vehicle Emissions Testing Bill Passed - House
(42 - 26)
Nay
March 5, 2008 H 561 Tax Exemptions for the Processing of Fuel for Energy Production Bill Passed - House
(60 - 10)
Yea
March 5, 2008 H 562 Tax Exemption for New Capital Investments Bill Passed - House
(41 - 27)
Yea
Feb. 18, 2008 H 348 Legalizing Alcohol Sales on Election Day Bill Passed - House
(44 - 25)
Nay
March 28, 2007 H 121 Smoking Ban in Bowling Alleys Veto Override Passed - House
(57 - 13)
Nay
Feb. 23, 2007 H 121 Smoking Ban in Bowling Alleys Bill Passed - House
(48 - 17)
Nay
March 22, 2006 H 777 Serving Alcohol in Movie Theaters Bill Failed - House
(30 - 38)
Nay
Feb. 27, 2006 H 551 Public Works Contractors Licensing Fees Bill Passed - House
(53 - 15)
Nay

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