H.R. 1606 (109th): Online Freedom of Speech Act

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House

Date:

Nov 2, 2005

Number:

House Vote #559
109th Congress

Result:

Failed

Source:

house.gov

This was a vote to pass H.R. 1606 (109th). It was taken under a 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.


Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Yea 225
 
 
 
52%
179 46 0
  Nay 182
 
 
 
42%
38 143 1
Not Voting 26
 
 
 
6%
13 13 0
Required: 2/3

Vote Details

Notes: The Speaker’s Vote? “Aye” or “Yea”?
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