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H.R. 5136 (111th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011

This was a vote to pass H.R. 5136 (111th) in the House. The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

Totals

All Votes D R
Aye 53%
 
 
229
220
 
9
 
No 43%
 
 
186
26
 
160
 
Not Voting 4%
 
 
17
9
 
8
 

Date: May 28, 2010

Question: On Passage of the Bill in the House

Required: Simple Majority

Result: Passed

Source: house.gov

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

Statistically notable votes are the votes that are most surprising, or least predictable, given how other members of each voter’s party voted and other factors.

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