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Last updated 5:19 PM Apr 12, 2021

Rep. Tom Welch

Republican
Representing HD 72
Dillon, Lima

Welch previously served in the House in 2019 and 2017.

HD 72 election results

Last in-cycle for House election in 2020. House seats are elected every two years, Senate seats every four.

General election vote, 2020

(R) TOM WELCH100%
Ran unopposed

Party primary vote, 2020

(R) TOM WELCH100%
Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

(R) GIANFORTE(D)(L)66%31%
Won by 35% (2,196 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,471 House floor votes involving bills:
96%With majority of House lawmakers
91%With majority of GOP caucus
69%With majority of Dem. caucus
Welch has been absent or excused for 7 votes.
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Bills sponsored

HB 37: Clarify requirements for the Medicaid medically needy program
From Tom Welch (R)Bill textFiscal note
Passed
Became Law
HB 38: Establish legislative intent for home and community-based services waivers
Passed
Became Law
HB 52: Revise property tax reporting and clarifying AUM calculations
Passed
Became Law
HB 139: Revise death certificate fees to fund board of morticians and funeral services
Passed
Became Law
HB 170: Revise laws to include renewable hydrogen
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
HB 235: Create nutrition incentive program for SNAP participants
Second chamber
Tabled
HB 346: Revise renewable energy laws
Governor
Before governor
HB 566: Revise guarantor exoneration law
Passed
Became Law
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Committee assignments

  • House Human Services
  • House Taxation - Majority Vice Chair

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