Votes

Key Pro-Life Votes in the Oklahoma Legislature- 2020

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

Senate Bill 1728 (provides enhanced legal rights to women who have been misled into having an abortion by increasing the civil liability of abortionists who have deceived such women)

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Rep. Charles McCall is listed as “Mr. Speaker”).

House Bill 2587 (prohibits government discrimination against seniors or persons with disabilities or chronic illness in provision of health care)

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Rep. Charles McCall is listed as “Mr. Speaker”).

House Bill 2588 (protects incapacitated persons from being denied life-sustaining treatment by a guardian without a separate, contemporaneous court order)

Votes from previous years

Key Pro-Life Votes in the Oklahoma Legislature- 2019

HB 2591 Senate vote>House Bill 2591 House vote (Prevents Medicaid contracts with clinics that fail to report statutory rape as child abuse)

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

Senate Bill 614 Senate vote (requires informing women of ability to reverse chemical RU-486 abortion)

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

Senate Bill 108 Senate vote (requires truthful reporting of assisted suicide on death certificates)

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

House Bill 2591 House vote (Prevents Medicaid contracts with clinics that fail to report statutory rape as child abuse)

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Rep. Charles McCall is listed as “Mr. Speaker”).

Senate Bill 614 House vote (requires informing women of ability to reverse chemical RU-486 abortion)

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Rep. Charles McCall is listed as “Mr. Speaker”).

Senate Bill 108 Senate vote (requires truthful reporting of assisted suicide on death certificates)

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Rep. Charles McCall is listed as “Mr. Speaker”).

House Bill 2592 House vote ($2 million in funding for pro-life pregnancy resource centers- NOTE- there was no separate Senate vote on this bill- it was placed into the overall state General Appropriations Bill, which passed)

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Rep. Charles McCall is listed as “Mr. Speaker”).

Key Pro-Life Votes in the Oklahoma Legislature- 2018

Senate passage of Pro-Life Senate Bill 1140 (promoting life through adoption by encouraging more adoption agencies) May 3, 2018

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

Senate passage of Pro-Life Senate Bill 1267 (Defunding Fetal Body Parts Trafficking Act) March 13, 2018

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

House passage of Pro-Life Senate Bill 1140 (promoting life through adoption by encouraging more adoption agencies) May 3, 2018

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Charles McCall is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House passage of Pro-Life Senate Bill 1267 (Defunding Fetal Body Parts Trafficking Act) April 25, 2018

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Charles McCall is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House passage of Pro-Life House Bill 3447 (Defunding Statutory Rape Cover Up Act) March 15, 2018

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Charles McCall is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House passage of Pro-Life House Bill 3676 (providing funding for pro-life pregnancy resource centers) March 15, 2018

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Charles McCall is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

Key Pro-Life Votes in the Oklahoma Legislature- 2017

Senate passage of Pro-Life House Bill 1703 (Choosing Childbirth Act) April 27, 2017

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

House passage of Pro-Life House Bill 1703 (Choosing Childbirth Act) May 11, 2017

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Charles McCall is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

 

House passage of Pro-Life House Bill 1495 (Death Certificate Accuracy Act) March 6, 2017

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Charles McCall is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”  Senate Committee refused to hear HB 1495)

Senate passage of Pro-Life House Bill 1894 (priority of decisionmakers for life-preserving care) April 24, 2017

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

House passage of Pro-Life House Bill 1894 (priority of decisionmakers for life-preserving care) March 21, 2017

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Charles McCall is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House passage of Pro-Life House Bill 2797 (Humanity of the Unborn Child Act) May 19, 2016

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Jeff Hickman is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

Senate passage of Pro-Life House Bill 2797 (Humanity of the Unborn Child Act) May 24, 2016

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

House passage of Pro-Life House Bill 3017 (Physician Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment [POLST] Act) May 19, 2016

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Jeff Hickman is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

Senate passage of Pro-Life House Bill 3017 (Physician Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment [POLST] Act) May 25, 2016

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

House passage of Pro-Life House Bill 1409 (72-hour waiting period before abortion) April 30, 2015

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Jeff Hickman is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

Senate passage of Pro-Life House Bill 1409 (72-hour waiting period before abortion) April 21, 2015

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

House passage of Pro-Life House Bill 1721 (Dismemberment Abortion Act) February 26, 2015

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Jeff Hickman is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

Senate passage of Pro-Life House Bill 1721 (Dismemberment Abortion Act) April 8, 2015

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

House passage of Pro-Life HB 2685 (Perinatal Hospice Act) February 20, 2014

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Jeff Hickman is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

Senate passage of Pro-Life HB 2685 (Perinatal Hospice Act) April 21, 2014

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

House passage of Pro-Life HB 2603 (Medical Treatment Laws Information Act), March 10, 2014

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Jeff Hickman is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

Senate passage of Pro-Life HB 2603 (Medical Treatment Laws Information Act) April 14, 2014

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

Senate passage of Pro-Life HB 1403 (Non-Discrimination in Treatment Act) April 11, 2013 

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

House passage of Pro-Life HB 1403 (Non-Discrimination in Treatment Act) April 18, 2013

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. T.W. Shannon is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

Senate passage of Pro-Life HB 1588 (Parental Notification) April 16, 2013 

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

House passage of Pro-Life HB 1588 (Parental Notification) May 16, 2013

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. T.W. Shannon is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

Senate passage of Pro-Life HB 2015 (Abortion Reporting Law) April 16, 2013

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life).

House passage of Pro-Life HB 2015 (Abortion Reporting Law) May 9, 2013

(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. T.W. Shannon is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Passage of Pro-Life HB 2381 (Protection against Webcam abortions) – March 5, 2012
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Kris Steele is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Passage of Pro-Life HB 2561 (Civil Remedies for Women Misinformed into Abortion) – March 15, 2012
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Kris Steele is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Passage of Pro-Life SB 1274 (Heartbeat Informed Consent Act) – April 19, 2012
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Kris Steele is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

Senate Passage of Pro-Life HB 2381 (Protection against Webcam abortions) – April 24, 2012
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

Senate Passage of Pro-Life HB 2561 (Civil Remedies for Women Misinformed into Abortion) – April 24, 2012
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

Senate Passage of Pro-Life SB 1274 (Heartbeat Informed Consent Act) – March 6, 2012
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

Senate Passage of Pro-Life SB 1433 (Personhood Act) – February 15, 2012
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

House Passage of Amended Pro-Life HB 1888 (Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act) – April 13, 2011
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Kris Steele is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Passage of Pro-Life SB 547 (Excluding elective abortions from health insurance plans) – April 13, 2011
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Kris Steele is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

Senate Passage of Pro-Life HB 1888 (Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act) – April 5, 2011
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

Senate Passage of Pro-Life SB 547 (Excluding elective abortions from health insurance plans) – March 8, 2011(“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

House Passage of Pro-Life HB 1888 (Pain-Capable Protection Act) – March 9, 2011 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Kris Steele is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

 

Senate Passage of Amended Pro-Life HB 3290 – May 19, 2010 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Explanation of bill shown below in green.)

Senate Passage of Pro-Life HB 3290 – April 19, 2010 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Explanation of bill shown below in green.)

Senate Pro-Life Override of Pro-Abortion Veto of Pro-Life HB 3284 – May 25, 2010 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

Senate Passage of Amended Pro-Life HB 3284 (Reporting of abortions and abortion complications) – May 11 2010 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

Senate Passage of Pro-Life HB 3284 (Reporting of abortions and abortion complications) – April 19, 2010(“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

Senate Pro-Life Override of Pro-Abortion Veto of Pro-Life HB 2780 – April 27, 2010 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

Senate Passage of Pro-Life HB 2780 (Performing an ultrasound before an abortion) – April 19, 2010 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

Senate Pro-Life Override of Pro-Abortion Veto of Pro-Life HB 2656 – April 27, 2010 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

Senate Passage of Pro-Life HB 2656 (Disallowing wrongful-life/wrongful-birth lawsuits) – April 19, 2010(“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

Senate Passage of Pro-Life HB 3075 (Safeguarding against coerced abortions) – April 19, 2010 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

Senate Passage of Pro-Life SB 1891 (Freedom of conscience for health-care professionals) – March 10, 2010(“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

Senate Passage of Pro-Life SB 1902 (Regulating RU-486 chemical abortions) – March 10, 2010 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

Senate Passage of Pro-Life SB 1890 (Prohibiting sex-selection abortion) – March 10, 2010 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

House Passage of Amended Pro-Life HB 3290 – May 12, 2010 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.” Explanation of bill shown below in green.)

House Passage of Pro-Life HB 3290 – March 10, 2010 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.” Explanation of bill shown below in green.)

House Pro-Life Override of Pro-Abortion Veto of Pro-Life HB 3284 – May 24, 2010
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Passage of Amended Pro-Life HB 3284 (Reporting of abortions and abortion complications) – May 10, 2010
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Passage of Pro-Life HB 3284 (Reporting of abortions and abortion complications) – March 3, 2010
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Pro-Life Override of Pro-Abortion Veto of Pro-Life HB 2780 – April 26, 2010
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Passage of Pro-Life HB 2780 (Performing an ultrasound before an abortion) – March 2, 2010
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Pro-Life Override of Pro-Abortion Veto of Pro-Life HB 2656 – April 26, 2010
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Passage of Pro-Life HB 2656 (Disallowing wrongful-life/wrongful-birth lawsuits) – February 23, 2010
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Passage of Pro-Life HB 3075 (Safeguarding against coerced abortions) – February 24, 2010
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Passage of Pro-Life SB 1891 (Freedom of conscience for health-care professionals) – March 29, 2010
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Passage of Pro-Life SB 1902 (Regulating RU-486 chemical abortions) – March 29, 2010
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Passage of Pro-Life SB 1890 (Prohibiting sex-selection abortions) – March 29, 2010
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

Explanation of Pro-Life HB 3290

House Final Passage of Pro-Life HB 1595 (Prohibiting sex-selection abortions and requiring reporting of abortions and complications) – May 13, 2009 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Vote to Override Veto of Pro-Life HB 1326 (Prohibiting embryo-destructive stem-cell research) – April 23, 2009
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.” Override succeeded [68 votes required])

Senate Final Passage of Pro-Life HB 1595 (Prohibiting sex-selection abortions and requiring reporting of abortions and complications) – May 15, 2009 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life.)

Senate Passage of Pro-Life HB 1595 (Prohibiting sex-selection abortions and requiring reporting of abortions and complications) – April 15, 2009
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life)

Senate Vote to Override Veto of Pro-Life HB 1326 (Prohibiting embryo-destructive stem-cell research) – April 23, 2009
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Override failed [32 votes required])

Senate Final Passage of HB 1326 (Prohibiting embryo-destructive stem-cell research) – April 14, 2009
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life)

House Final Passage of HB 1326 (Prohibiting embryo-destructive stem-cell research) – March 12, 2009
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Passage of Pro-Life HB 1595 (Prohibiting sex-selection abortions and requiring reporting of abortions and complications) – February 25, 2009
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.”)

House Pro-Life Override Vote of Pro-Abortion Veto – SB 1878 – April 17, 2008
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.” Description of bill shown below in green.)

Senate Pro-Life Override Vote of Pro-Abortion Veto – SB 1878 – April 17, 2008
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Description of bill shown below in green.)

Senate Final Passage of Pro-Life SB 1878 – April 9, 2008
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Description of bill shown below in green.)

House Final Passage of Pro-Life SB 1878 – April 2, 2008
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Chris Benge is shown as “Mr. Speaker.” Description of bill shown below in green.)

Description of Pro-Life SB 1878 enacted April 17, 2008

 

Senate Final Passage of Pro-Life SB 139 – May 16, 2007
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Explanation of Passage of bill shown below in green.)

Key House Vote Leading to Passage of Pro-Life SB 139 – May 14, 2007
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life; Lance Cargill is shown as “Mr. Speaker.” Explanation of Passage of bill shown below in green.)

 

Explanation of Passage of Pro-Life SB 139 – May, 2007

Senate Pro-Life Override Attempt of Pro-Abortion Veto of SB 714 – May 9, 2007 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Override attempt failed by 1 vote. Description of bill shown below in green.)

Senate Pro-Life Override Attempt of Pro-Abortion Veto of SB 714 – April 25, 2007 (“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Override attempt failed by 1 vote. Description of bill shown below in green.)

Senate Final Passage of Pro-Life SB 714 – April 11, 2007(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Description of bill shown below in green.)

Senate Acceptance of Pro-Life House Amendments to SB 714 – April 11, 2007(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Description of bill shown below in green.)

House Final Passage of Pro-Life SB 714 – April 3, 2007
(“Yeas” are Pro-Life; Lance Cargill is shown as “Mr. Speaker.” Description of bill shown below in green.)

Senate Passage of Pro-Life SB 714 – March 13, 2007(“Yeas” are Pro-Life. Description of bill shown below in green.)

Description of Pro-Life SB 714

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