Search Form
First, enter a politician or zip code
Now, choose a category

Key Votes

H 298 - Response to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - Idaho Key Vote

Julie Ellsworth voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Julie Ellsworth made in this general time period.

Timeline

Issues Related to H 298

Stage Details

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Response to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (24-11) - (Key vote)
See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Response to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the State of Idaho from enforcing certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that no person in the State of Idaho shall be required to participate in a government health insurance program not authorized by the State of Idaho (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that every employer in the State of Idaho is free to decide whether or not to offer, maintain, or modify health insurance plans for their employees (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits the State of Idaho from enforcing, administering, or enacting the discretionary provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which are (Sec. 2):
    • Those portions of the FPatient Protection and Affordable Care Act not specifically required by the Federal government; and
    • Requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that will not take effect or require state action prior to June 30, 2012.
  • Prohibits the State of Idaho from providing assistance or resources of any kind in order to implement or enforce the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, unless such assistance or resources are required by Federal law (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits the State of Idaho from accepting or expending funds related to the implementation of discretionary provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (50-17) - (Key vote)
See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Response to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the State of Idaho from enforcing certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that no person in the State of Idaho shall be required to participate in a government health insurance program not authorized by the State of Idaho (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that every employer in the State of Idaho is free to decide whether or not to offer, maintain, or modify health insurance plans for their employees (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits the State of Idaho from enforcing, administering, or enacting the discretionary provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which are (Sec. 2):
    • Those portions of the FPatient Protection and Affordable Care Act not specifically required by the Federal government; and
    • Requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that will not take effect or require state action prior to June 30, 2012.
  • Prohibits the State of Idaho from providing assistance or resources of any kind in order to implement or enforce the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, unless such assistance or resources are required by Federal law (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits the State of Idaho from accepting or expending funds related to the implementation of discretionary provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Response to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Committee Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Lenore Hardy Barrett (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Carlos V. Bilbao (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lawerence E. Denney (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Russell M. 'Russ' Fulcher (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Marv Hagedorn (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James C. 'Jim' Hammond (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Phil Hart (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard J. 'Dick' Harwood (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Curtis D. 'Curt' McKenzie (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Shannon C. McMillan (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sheryl L. Nuxoll (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Monty J. Pearce (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert E. 'Bob' Schaefer Sr. (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kathleen 'Kathy' Sims (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven P. 'Steve' Thayn (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • JoAn E. Wood (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
Skip to top

Help us stay free for all your Fellow Americans

Just $5 from everyone reading this would do it.

Thank You!

You are about to be redirected to a secure checkout page.

Please note:

The total order amount will read $0.01. This is a card processor fee. Please know that a recurring donation of the amount and frequency that you selected will be processed and initiated tomorrow. You may see a one-time charge of $0.01 on your statement.

Continue to secure page »

Back to top