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HJR 1054 - Prohibiting Federal Health Care Mandates - Key Vote

Oklahoma Key Votes

Harry Coates, Jr. voted Yea (Override of Veto) on this Legislation.

Read statements Harry Coates, Jr. made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Veto Override Failed (Senate) (28-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Federal Health Care Mandates

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a joint resolution that allows Oklahomans to refrain from obtaining health care coverage.

Highlights:
-Establishes that Oklahomans are not required to obtain or maintain a policy of individual health insurance coverage except as required by a court or the Department of Human Services (Sec. 1). -Establishes that no resident of Oklahoma is liable for any penalty, assessment, fee, or fine as a result of the failure to procure or obtain health insurance coverage (Sec. 1). -Authorizes a person or employer to pay directly for lawful health care services (Sec. 1). -Authorizes the purchase or sale of health insurance in private health care systems (Sec. 1). -Specifies that this bill does not affect which health care services a health care provider or hospital is required to perform or provide or affect which health care services are permitted by law (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ELECTED IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (72-24) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Federal Health Care Mandates

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a joint resolution that allows Oklahomans to refrain from obtaining health care coverage.

Highlights:
-Establishes that Oklahomans are not required to obtain or maintain a policy of individual health insurance coverage except as required by a court or the Department of Human Services (Sec. 1). -Establishes that no resident of Oklahoma is liable for any penalty, assessment, fee, or fine as a result of the failure to procure or obtain health insurance coverage (Sec. 1). -Authorizes a person or employer to pay directly for lawful health care services (Sec. 1). -Authorizes the purchase or sale of health insurance in private health care systems (Sec. 1). -Specifies that this bill does not affect which health care services a health care provider or hospital is required to perform or provide or affect which health care services are permitted by law (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ELECTED IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibiting Federal Health Care Mandates

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (-) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (-) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (-) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (-) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Health insurance: not compulsory, prohibits fines, authorizes employment of legal counsel

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Cliff A. Aldridge (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Patrick Anderson (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Don Barrington (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brian Bingman (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cliff Branan (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Christian (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Harry E. Coates Jr. (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Glenn Coffee (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ann Coody (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brian A. Crain (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rex Duncan (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • George E. Faught (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Ford (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Halligan (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Shane Jett (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Johnson (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clark Jolley (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron Justice (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sally R. Kern (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles Key (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd Lamb (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steve Martin (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David F. Myers (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jonathan Nichols (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron Peters (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike D. 'Mike' Reynolds (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Reynolds (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steve Russell (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel S. 'Dan' Sullivan (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randy Terrill (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Thompson (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sue Tibbs (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Wesselhoft (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John A. Wright (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
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