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

This was a vote to pass H.R. 2417 (112th) 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 R D
Yea 54%
 
 
233
228
 
5
 
Nay 45%
 
 
193
10
 
183
 
Present 0%
 
 
1
1
 
0
 
Not Voting 1%
 
 
4
0
 
4
 

Date: Jul 12, 2011

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House

Required: 2/3

Result: Failed

Source: house.gov

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Key: R Yea D Yea R Nay D Nay
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Vote Details

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

Statistically notable votes are the votes that are most surprising, or least predictable, given how other members of each voter’s party voted and other factors.

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