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2017 All Abortion Key Votes

Date State Bill No. Bill Title Outcome
March 14, 2017 IA SF 471 Prohibits Abortion After 20 Weeks of Pregnancy Bill Passed - Senate (32 - 17)
March 8, 2017 KY SB 8 Establishes a Tiered System for Federal Family Planning Funds Distribution Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (31 - 6)
March 7, 2017 KY SB 8 Establishes a Tiered System for Federal Family Planning Funds Distribution Bill Passed - House (75 - 13)
Feb. 24, 2017 MT SB 282 Prohibits Abortion After 24 Weeks of Pregnancy Bill Passed - Senate (32 - 18)
Feb. 22, 2017 AZ SB 1367 Requires Physicians to Attempt to Revive Viable Fetus After Abortion Bill Passed - Senate (18 - 12)
Feb. 22, 2017 KY SB 8 Establishes a Tiered System for Federal Family Planning Funds Distribution Bill Passed - Senate (31 - 6)
Feb. 14, 2017 VA HB 2264 Prohibits State Funding of Abortion Services (20 - 19)
Feb. 14, 2017 SD HB 1101 Prohibits Abortion After 19 Weeks of Pregnancy Bill Passed - House (58 - 8)
Feb. 13, 2017 AR HB 1428 Requires Certain Restrictions for Abortion Providers Bill Passed - House (77 - 8)
Feb. 7, 2017 VA HB 2264 Prohibits State Funding of Abortion Services Bill Passed - House (60 - 33)

About the Selection and Description of Key Votes

Vote Smart provides easy access to Congressional and state voting records and maintains a collection of key votes grouped by issue. Vote Smart uses the following criteria to select key votes:

  1. The vote should be helpful in portraying how a member stands on a particular issue
  2. The vote should be clear for any person to understand
  3. The vote has received media attention
  4. The vote was passed or defeated by a very close margin
  5. Occasionally, if a specific bill is consistently inquired about on the Voter's Research Hotline, the vote will be added

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