H.R. 1635 (105th): National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Act of 1998

This was a vote to pass H.R. 1635 (105th). It was taken under a House procedure called “suspension of the rules” which is typically used to pass non-controversial bills. Votes under suspension require a 2/3rds majority. A failed vote under suspension can be taken again.

Congress
105th Congress
Date
Jun 9, 1998
Chamber
House
Number
#214
Question:
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and pass, as amended in the House
Result:
Passed

Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Yea 415
 
 
 
96%
217 197 1
  Nay 2
 
 
 
0%
2 0 0
Not Voting 16
 
 
 
4%
7 9 0
Required: 2/3 source: house.gov
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