H.R. 3714 (111th): Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House

Date:

Dec 16, 2009

Number:

House Vote #989
111th Congress

Result:

Passed

Source:

house.gov

This was a vote to pass H.R. 3714 (111th). 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     Democrat     Republican
  Aye 403
 
 
93%
245 158
  No 12
 
 
3%
0 12
Not Voting 19
 
 
4%
11 8
Required: 2/3

Vote Details

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