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HF 766 - Establishes a Health and Human Services Budget for FY 2019-2020 - Iowa Key Vote

Carrie Koelker voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (52-47) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes a Health and Human Services Budget for FY 2019-2020

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill to establish a Health and Human Services budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits any state or local government unit or tax-supported district to provide for sex reassignment surgery or any other cosmetic, reconstructive, or plastic surgery procedure (Sec. 93).

  • Prohibits funds appropriated to the medical assistance program from being used for abortions (Sec. 13).

  • Appropriates $19.36 million to the Children’s Health Insurance Programs (Sec. 16).

  • Appropriates $1.93 million for pregnancy prevention grants on the condition that family planning services are funded (Sec. 7).

  • Specifies that pregnancy prevention grants will be awarded to programs in existence on or before July 1, 2019 if the programs have demonstrated positive outcomes (Sec. 7).

  • Specifies that grants will be awarded to pregnancy prevention programs which are developed after July 1, 2019 if the programs are based on existing models that demonstrate positive outcomes, and all grants must emphasize sexual abstinence  (Sec. 7).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (31-19) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes a Health and Human Services Budget for FY 2019-2020

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

Vote to pass a bill to establish a Health and Human Services budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits any state or local government unit or tax-supported district to provide for sex reassignment surgery or any other cosmetic, reconstructive, or plastic surgery procedure (Sec. 93).

  • Prohibits funds appropriated to the medical assistance program from being used for abortions (Sec. 13).

  • Appropriates $19.36 million to the Children’s Health Insurance Programs (Sec. 16).

  • Appropriates $1.93 million for pregnancy prevention grants on the condition that family planning services are funded (Sec. 7).

  • Specifies that pregnancy prevention grants will be awarded to programs in existence on or before July 1, 2019 if the programs have demonstrated positive outcomes (Sec. 7).

  • Specifies that grants will be awarded to pregnancy prevention programs which are developed after July 1, 2019 if the programs are based on existing models that demonstrate positive outcomes, and all grants must emphasize sexual abstinence  (Sec. 7).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (54-44) -

Title: Establishes a Health and Human Services Budget for FY 2019-2020

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishes a Health and Human Services Budget for FY 2019-2020

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