2018 Senate Bill 897

Senate Roll Call 225: Passed

To require state welfare officials to seek a federal “waiver” that would allow requiring able-bodied individuals enrolled in the Medicaid expansion authorized by the federal health care law to work at least 29 hours a week, or be in school, job-training or volunteer work. The bill authorizes exceptions for a parent with children under age six, individuals getting disability benefits, a disabled person's caretaker, and more.

26 Yeas / 11 Nays
Republican (26 Yeas / 1 Nay)
Democrat (0 Yeas / 10 Nays)