On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 2 to H R 1249

This was a vote to approve or reject amendment H.Amdt. 492 (112th) (John Conyers Jr.) to H.R. 1249 (112th). The title of the amendment is H.Amdt. 492 (Conyers) to H.R. 1249 (112th): Amendment sought to permit the conversion of the United States to a first-to-file system only upon a Presidential finding that other nations have adopted a similar one-year grace period..

Congress
112th Congress
Date
Jun 23, 2011
Chamber
House
Number
#482
Result:
Failed

Key: R Aye D Aye R No D No
Seat position based on our ideology score.
This is a cartogram. Each hexagon represents one congressional district.
Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Aye 105
 
 
24%
37 68
  No 316
 
 
73%
198 118
Not Voting 10
 
 
2%
4 6
Required: Simple Majority source: house.gov

Vote Details

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