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Jerry Sonnenberg's Voting Records on Issue: Abortion and Reproductive

Office: State Senate (CO) - District 1, Republican

Colorado Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
April 28, 2015 SB 268 Defines a Fetus as a Person in any Age of Gestation Bill Passed - Senate
(18 - 17)
April 14, 2015 SB 268 Defines a Fetus as a Person in any Age of Gestation Senate Co-sponsor
March 18, 2013 HB 1154 Establishes Penalties for Violent Offenses Against Pregnant Women Bill Passed - House
(50 - 14)
Feb. 21, 2013 HB 1081 Expands Sexual Education Curriculum Bill Passed - House
(37 - 28)
March 19, 2012 HB 1130 Penalties for Violent Offenses Against Fetuses Bill Passed - House
(33 - 32)
May 4, 2010 HB 1021 Health Insurance Policy Coverage For Reproductive Services Conference Report Adopted - House
(37 - 28)
Feb. 18, 2008 SB 3 Medicaid Funded Family Planning Bill Passed - House
(41 - 23)

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