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S. 987 (111th): International Protecting Girls by Preventing Child Marriage Act of 2010
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House

This was a vote to pass S. 987 (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.

Totals

All Votes D R
Yea 56%
 
 
241
229
 
12
 
Nay 38%
 
 
166
9
 
157
 
Not Voting 6%
 
 
26
16
 
10
 

Failed. 2/3 Required. Dec 16, 2010 at 7:33 p.m. ET. Source: house.gov.

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