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HF 653 - Reduces Government Fund Allocations to Planned Parenthood - Iowa Key Vote

Mike Sexton voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Issues Related to HF 653

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

Title: Reduces Government Fund Allocations to Planned Parenthood

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-21) - (Key vote)
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Title: Reduces Government Fund Allocations to Planned Parenthood

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

Vote to pass a bill that reduces state government funds given to Planned Parenthood of Iowa

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual enrolled in the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan from using their insurance to cover an abortion (Sec. 51).
  • Prohibits the distribution of state funds to any family planning service that performs abortions (Sec. 90).

  • Prohibits funds from the Medical Assistance Program from being used for abortions (Sec. 12).

  • Prohibits the use of state funds from being used at family planning clinics for administrative costs, overhead, employee salaries, rent, or utility costs related to the service of an abortion (Sec. 90).

  • Appropriates $24 million to reduce the use of, and addiction to, tobacco, alcohol, drugs and gambling (Sec. 2).

  • Prohibits the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics from receiving indirect costs from funds appropriated to the Department of Public Health (Sec. 3).

  • Appropriates $26 million from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families block grant for the care and development of children (Sec. 6).

  • Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to continue providing the SNAP categorical food assistance program to individuals earning up to 160% of the federal poverty level (Secs. 8 & 47).

  • Specifies that any funds left in the Health Care Trust Fund and Medicaid Fraud Fund  for the upcoming fiscal year will be transferred to the Department of Human Services and their Supplemental Medical Assistance Program (Secs. 10 & 12).

  • Prohibits the state from spending more than $60,000 to continue the HIV/AIDS health insurance premium payment program and prohibits expenditures above 30,000 for the program in the fiscal year 2018-2019 (Secs. 12 & 51).

  • Terminates the 3-month Medicaid retroactive benefits program (Sec. 12).

  • Specifies that $3.1 million of state funds must be used for the administration of state family planning services (Sec. 12).

  • Appropriates $87 million to state child and family service programs (Sec. 18)

  • Appropriates $40 million for adoption subsidy payments and services in FY 2017-2018 and $20 million in FY 2018-2019 (Secs. 19 & 58).

  • Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to provide a report to the Legislative Services Agency every month regarding its operational and program expenditures (Sec. 27).

  • Specifies that $6.2 million of the 2017-2018 budget must be used for child support recovery (Sec. 48).

  • Appropriates $19 million for child care assistance to eligible individuals for fiscal year 2018-2019 (Sec. 55).

  • Specifies that federal Medicare funds and revenue from any other source will be used to pay off any cost report remanded on judicial review for inclusion of prescription drugs or laboratory and x-ray costs (Sec. 70).

  • Establishes that the state will not pay for procuring hospital services for low-income Iowans if the hospital activities in question would be excluded from a determination of reasonable costs under Medicare (Sec. 70).

  • Requires the creation of a Preferred Drug List for the Department of Health and Human Services by using evidence-based research methods to select drugs to be included on the list (Sec. 81).

  • Requires a periodic review of all drug classes on the Preferred Drug List and authorizes the list to be amended (Sec. 81).

  • Repeals the Health Care Access Assessment Program beginning in 2019 (Sec. 106).

  • Establishes a cap of 72 beds in every juvenile home approved by the department director (Sec. 109).

  • Prohibits licensed and certified professionals or medical students from performing pelvic exams on anesthetized or unconscious individuals without prior written, informed consent from the individual or their authorized representative (Sec. 111).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (55-42) - (Key vote)
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Title: Reduces Government Fund Allocations to Planned Parenthood

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

Vote to pass a bill that reduces state government funds given to Planned Parenthood of Iowa

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual enrolled in the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan from using their insurance to cover an abortion (Sec. 51).
  • Prohibits the distribution of state funds to any family planning service that performs abortions (Sec. 90).

  • Prohibits funds from the Medical Assistance Program from being used for abortions (Sec. 12).

  • Prohibits the use of state funds from being used at family planning clinics for administrative costs, overhead, employee salaries, rent, or utility costs related to the service of an abortion (Sec. 90).

  • Appropriates $24 million to reduce the use of, and addiction to, tobacco, alcohol, drugs and gambling (Sec. 2).

  • Prohibits the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics from receiving indirect costs from funds appropriated to the Department of Public Health (Sec. 3).

  • Appropriates $26 million from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families block grant for the care and development of children (Sec. 6).

  • Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to continue providing the SNAP categorical food assistance program to individuals earning up to 160% of the federal poverty level (Secs. 8 & 47).

  • Specifies that any funds left in the Health Care Trust Fund and Medicaid Fraud Fund  for the upcoming fiscal year will be transferred to the Department of Human Services and their Supplemental Medical Assistance Program (Secs. 10 & 12).

  • Prohibits the state from spending more than $60,000 to continue the HIV/AIDS health insurance premium payment program and prohibits expenditures above 30,000 for the program in the fiscal year 2018-2019 (Secs. 12 & 51).

  • Terminates the 3-month Medicaid retroactive benefits program (Sec. 12).

  • Specifies that $3.1 million of state funds must be used for the administration of state family planning services (Sec. 12).

  • Appropriates $87 million to state child and family service programs (Sec. 18)

  • Appropriates $40 million for adoption subsidy payments and services in FY 2017-2018 and $20 million in FY 2018-2019 (Secs. 19 & 58).

  • Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to provide a report to the Legislative Services Agency every month regarding its operational and program expenditures (Sec. 27).

  • Specifies that $6.2 million of the 2017-2018 budget must be used for child support recovery (Sec. 48).

  • Appropriates $19 million for child care assistance to eligible individuals for fiscal year 2018-2019 (Sec. 55).

  • Specifies that federal Medicare funds and revenue from any other source will be used to pay off any cost report remanded on judicial review for inclusion of prescription drugs or laboratory and x-ray costs (Sec. 70).

  • Establishes that the state will not pay for procuring hospital services for low-income Iowans if the hospital activities in question would be excluded from a determination of reasonable costs under Medicare (Sec. 70).

  • Requires the creation of a Preferred Drug List for the Department of Health and Human Services by using evidence-based research methods to select drugs to be included on the list (Sec. 81).

  • Requires a periodic review of all drug classes on the Preferred Drug List and authorizes the list to be amended (Sec. 81).

  • Repeals the Health Care Access Assessment Program beginning in 2019 (Sec. 106).

  • Establishes a cap of 72 beds in every juvenile home approved by the department director (Sec. 109).

  • Prohibits licensed and certified professionals or medical students from performing pelvic exams on anesthetized or unconscious individuals without prior written, informed consent from the individual or their authorized representative (Sec. 111).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Reduces Government Fund Allocations to Planned Parenthood

Sponsors

  • David E. 'Dave' Heaton (IA - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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