S. 987 (111th): International Protecting Girls by Preventing Child Marriage Act of 2010

This was a vote to pass S. 987 (111th). It 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.

Congress
111th Congress
Date
Dec 16, 2010
Chamber
House
Number
#645
Question:
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
Result:
Failed

Totals     Democrat     Republican
  Yea 241
 
 
56%
229 12
  Nay 166
 
 
38%
9 157
Not Voting 26
 
 
6%
16 10
Required: 2/3 source: house.gov
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