YEAS - 45 Republicans (62%), 2 Democrats
NAYS - 24 Republicans (33%), 45 Democrats
Minority (33%) of SC House Republicans voted to reject
SC State Budget SHIP Abortion-Funding Conference Report
Majority (62%) of SC House Republicans voted to approve
SCState Budget SHIP Abortion-Funding Conference Report
A combination of a minority of principled pro-life Republicans, and otherwise disgruntled Democrats, resulted in the REJECTION of the STATE BUDGET SHIP ABORTION-FUNDING CONFERENCE REPORT
[ The SC House has 73 Republicans, 51 Democrats. ]
Please check today's Roll Call vote below for the H. 4657 - Conference Report, and call your SC House member to either: 1) continue to vote against the State Budget Conference Report with the State Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) Abortion-Funding if they voted "Nay" today; or,
2) if they voted "Yea" in support of the State Budget Conference Report with the SHIP Abortion-Funding, challenge them to vote "Nay" - if the SC House Leadership, led by Speaker Bobby Harrell (R-Charleston), calls for a re-vote on Thursday, June 3. The SC House session starts at 10 AM on Thursday, June 3. You can watch the proceedings in the SC House Chamber live.
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Read and download the entire report here.