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HB 17 - Medicaid Funds Bill - Mississippi Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (68-44) - (Key vote)
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Title: Medicaid Funds Bill

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NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED A THREE-FIFTHS MAJORITY VOTE TO PASS.

Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (55-53) - (Key vote)
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Title: Medicaid Funds Bill

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases taxes on cigarettes and alcoholic beverages, levies a tax on non-Medicaid hospital inpatient days, and uses the revenue gained from these taxes to fund the Division of Medicaid.

Highlights:
-Levies an additional tax of 4 and 1/10 cents on each cigarette sold (Sec. 3). -Levies an additional 1 percent tax on the gross retail proceeds of the sale of alcoholic beverages (Sec. 1). -Deposits the revenue gained from the taxes on alcoholic beverages and cigarettes in the Division of Medicaid special fund (Secs. 2, 4). -Levies a tax on hospitals for each non-Medicaid hospital inpatient day (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Medicaid Funds Bill

Sponsors

  • George Flaggs Jr. (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
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