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H.R. 4994 (111th): Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010

This was a vote to pass H.R. 4994 (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 H.R. 4994 (111th) for further details.

The Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010 is a federal law of the United States, enacted in 2010. The law was first introduced into the House as H.R. 4994 on April 13, 2010 by Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) with 20 cosponsors. It was then referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the House Committee on the Budget.

The bill was signed by President Barack Obama on December 15, 2010 after passing in Congress.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Source: Wikipedia


All Votes D R
Yea 93%
Nay 2%
Not Voting 5%

Date: Apr 14, 2010

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

Required: 2/3

Result: Passed


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