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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.

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.

Source: Wikipedia

Totals

All Votes D R
Yea 78%
 
 
338
224
 
114
 
Nay 12%
 
 
52
0
 
52
 
Not Voting 10%
 
 
43
31
 
12
 

Date: May 18, 2009

Question: Suspend Rules and Agree to S Adt to House Adts in the House

Required: 2/3

Result: Passed

Source: house.gov

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Statistically Notable Votes

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