H.R. 5715 (110th): Ensuring Continued Access to Student Loans Act of 2008

This was a vote to pass H.R. 5715 (110th). 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
110th Congress
Date
May 1, 2008
Chamber
House
Number
#239
Question:
Suspend Rules and Agree to Senate Amendments in the House
Result:
Passed

Totals     Democrat     Republican
  Yea 388
 
 
90%
221 167
  Nay 21
 
 
5%
0 21
Not Voting 22
 
 
5%
12 10
Required: 2/3 source: house.gov
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