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H.Res. 784 (111th): Honoring the 2560th anniversary of the birth of Confucius and recognizing his invaluable contributions to philosophy and ...

Oct 28, 2009 at 1:48 p.m. ET. On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree in the House.

This was a vote to agree to H.Res. 784 (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.

Totals

All Votes D R
Yea 88%
 
 
361
234
 
127
 
Nay 12%
 
 
47
12
 
35
 
Present
 
 
13
2
 
11
 
Not Voting
 
 
11
7
 
4
 

Passed. 2/3 Required. Source: house.gov.

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