2020 South Carolina Health and Health Care Key Votes


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Vote Smart provides easy access to congressional and state voting records and maintains a collection of key votes grouped by issue. Vote Smart uses the following criteria to select key votes:

  1. The vote should be helpful in portraying how a member stands on a particular issue
  2. The vote should be clear for any person to understand
  3. The vote has received media attention
  4. The vote was passed or defeated by a very close margin
  5. Occasionally, if a specific bill is consistently inquired about on the Voter's Research Hotline, the vote will be added

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Date State Bill No. Title Outcome
Sept. 22, 2020 SC S 1099 Prohibits Manufactures of Alcoholic Beverages from Imposing Restrictions on Wholesaler's Conduct Bill Passed - House (76 - 13)
May 12, 2020 SC H 3411 Establishes Allocations of Federal COVID-19 Appropriations to the State Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (33 - 8)
March 17, 2020 SC H 4014 Appropriates Funds for the COVID-19 Public Health Response Bill Passed - Senate (42 - 0)