S. 386 (111th): FERA

This was a vote to pass S. 386 (111th) in the House. This vote 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.

It was not the final House vote on the bill. See the history of S. 386 (111th) for further details.

The Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009, or FERA, Pub.L. 111–21, S. 386, 123 Stat. 1617, enacted May 20, 2009, is a public law in the United States enacted in 2009. The law enhanced criminal enforcement of federal fraud laws, especially regarding financial institutions, mortgage fraud, and securities fraud or commodities fraud.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Congress
111th Congress
Date
May 6, 2009
Chamber
House
Number
#235
Question:
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
Result:
Passed

Key: D Yea R Yea R Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Democrat     Republican
  Yea 367
 
 
85%
250 117
  Nay 59
 
 
14%
0 59
Present 1
 
 
0%
1 0
Not Voting 6
 
 
1%
4 2
Required: 2/3 source: house.gov

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