To allow schools and local governments to form health insurance purchasing pools, and prescribe standards and regulations for these. The House-passed bill would not require the MESSA insurance subsidiary of the state's largest teachers union (the MEA) to release individual school district claims history data, and would not require the pools to seek competitive bids.
|64 Yeas / 42 Nays|
|Democrat (57 Yeas / 0 Nays)|
|Republican (7 Yeas / 42 Nays)|
|Excused or Not Voting (4)|