H.R. 2417 (112th): Better Use of Light Bulbs Act

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House

Date:

Jul 12, 2011

Number:

House Vote #563
112th Congress

Result:

Failed

Source:

house.gov

This was a vote to pass H.R. 2417 (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 233
 
 
54%
228 5
  Nay 193
 
 
45%
10 183
Present 1
 
 
0%
1 0
Not Voting 4
 
 
1%
0 4
Required: 2/3
Seat position based on our ideology score.

Vote Details

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