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.

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.

111th Congress
Dec 9, 2010
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendments in the House

Key: D Yea R Yea D Nay R Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Democrat     Republican
  Yea 409
243 166
  Nay 2
1 1
Not Voting 22
10 12
Required: 2/3 source: house.gov

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