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

Key Votes

HB 1 - 2015-2016 Budget - Louisiana Key Vote

Lenar Whitney voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Lenar Whitney made in this general time period.


Issues Related to HB 1

Stage Details

Legislation - Vetoed (Line Item Veto) (Executive) -

Title: 2015-2016 Budget

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (80-19) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (37-2) -
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (House) (94-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (36-3) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (65-37) - (Key vote)
See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: 2015-2016 Budget

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

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds for fiscal year 2015-2016.

  • Reduces appropriations to Louisiana State University (LSU) health centers by the following amounts (Sec. 18):
    • From $171.09 million to $73.2 million for LSU New Orleans; and
    • From $134.9 million to $ 28.62 million for LSU Shreveport.
  • Reduces appropriations to the Health Care Services Division of the LSU Health Sciences Center from $131.02 million to $46.24 million (Sec. 18).
  • Authorizes the Commissioner of Administration to reduce appropriations to each department, with the following exceptions (Sec. 18):
    • Appropriations to health care;
    • Appropriations to the Department of Health and Hospitals;
    • Appropriations to higher education; and
    • Appropriations to the LSU Health Care Services Division.
  • Appropriates $615 million to the General Fund if certain tax bills are enacted into law (Sec. 18).


Legislation - Introduced (House) -


  • James R. 'Jim' Fannin (LA - D) (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