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Terry Branstad's Voting Records on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: Governor (IA), Republican
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Executive Actions

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 30, 2014 SF 2360 Authorizes Medical Marijuana Oil Signed - Executive
April 26, 2013 HF 569 Establishes new license qualifications for individuals providing substance and addictive disorder counseling or prevention services Vetoed - Executive
May 25, 2012 SF 2315 Amends the Mental Health and Disability Services Program Signed - Executive
July 26, 2011 SF 525 Revises the Iowa Mental Health System Signed - Executive
March 7, 2011 HF 45 Extension of Legislative Health Care Coverage Commission Vetoed - Executive
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