H.R. 1954 (112th): To implement the President’s request to increase the statutory limit on the public debt.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House

Date:

May 31, 2011

Number:

House Vote #379
112th Congress

Result:

Failed

Source:

house.gov

This was a vote to pass H.R. 1954 (112th). 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     Republican     Democrat
  Yea 97
 
 
23%
0 97
  Nay 318
 
 
74%
236 82
Present 7
 
 
2%
0 7
Not Voting 9
 
 
2%
3 6
Required: 2/3

Vote Details

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