H.R. 672 (112th): Election Support Consolidation and Efficiency Act


Feb 11, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on June 22, 2011.


Gregg Harper

Representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 2, 2011
Length: 30 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To terminate the Election Assistance Commission, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/2/2011--Reported to House amended, Part I.Election Support Consolidation and Efficiency Act - Section2 - Amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to terminate the Election Assistance Commission (EAC), the ... Read more >

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Feb 11, 2011

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May 25, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Jun 22, 2011
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 672”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


22 cosponsors (22R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jun 22, 2011 2:44 p.m.
Failed 235/187

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Passed House
Last Action: Dec 1, 2011

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