2018 Senate Bill 897

Senate Roll Call 411: 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 80 hours a month for at least nine months a year, 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 or above age 62, a disabled person's caretaker, and more.

25 Yeas / 11 Nays
Republican (25 Yeas / 2 Nays)
Democrat (0 Yeas / 9 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (1)