H.R. 5987 (111th): Seniors Protection Act of 2010

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

Date:

Dec 8, 2010

Number:

House Vote #611
111th Congress

Result:

Failed

Source:

house.gov

This was a vote to pass H.R. 5987 (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
  Yea 254
 
 
59%
228 26
  Nay 153
 
 
35%
12 141
Not Voting 27
 
 
6%
15 12
Required: 2/3
Seat position based on our ideology score.

Vote Details

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