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Key Votes

Jabar Shumate's Voting Records on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Jabar Shumate
Office: State Senate (OK) - District 11, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jillian
Birth Date: 01/26/1976
Birth Place: Tulsa, OK
Home City: Tulsa, OK
Religion: Baptist

Oklahoma Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 22, 2014 SB 1848 Requires the Board of Health to Develop Standards for Abortion Providers Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(34 - 9)
March 13, 2014 SB 1495 Establishes a Pilot Managed Care System under Medicaid Bill Passed - Senate
(25 - 21)
March 12, 2014 SB 1848 Establishes Standards for Abortion Facilities Bill Passed - Senate
(34 - 8)
March 5, 2014 SB 1219 Prohibits Minors from Purchasing Certain Emergency Contraceptives Bill Passed - Senate
(33 - 11)
April 16, 2013 HB 2015 Expands Information Collected from Abortion Patients Bill Passed - Senate
(39 - 7)
May 18, 2010 HJR 1054 Prohibiting Federal Health Care Mandates Veto Override Passed - House
(72 - 24)
April 6, 2009 SB 553 Health Insurance Coverage Amendments Bill Passed - House
(77 - 22)
April 2, 2008 SB 1878 Abortion Regulations Bill Passed - House
(80 - 12)
March 11, 2008 HB 3144 Ultrasound Requirement for Abortions Bill Passed - House
(88 - 11)
May 14, 2007 HCS SB 139 State-Funded Abortion Ban Bill Passed - House
(77 - 19)
April 3, 2007 SB 714 Ban on State-Funded Abortions Bill Passed - House
(73 - 22)
March 15, 2007 HCS HB 1317 Ban on State Participation Regarding Abortion Bill Passed - House
(85 - 13)
April 26, 2006 SB 1434 Prescription Drug Reimportation Act Bill Passed - House
(83 - 16)
April 17, 2006 HCS SB 806 Tattoo Legalization and Changing Body Piercing Regulations Bill Passed - House
(70 - 28)
March 16, 2006 HB 2844 Prescription Drug Reimportation Bill Bill Passed - House
(70 - 18)
Did Not Vote
March 13, 2006 HB 2842 Medicaid Reform Act of 2006 Bill Passed - House
(81 - 17)
Feb. 23, 2006 HCS HB 2369 Parental Written Consent Requirement for Minor’s Abortion Bill Passed - House
(81 - 12)
Feb. 23, 2006 HCS HB 2496 Information Requirement Prior to an Abortion Bill Passed - House
(78 - 13)

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