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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 Republicans Democrats
Yea 233
 
 
54%
228
 
5
 
Nay 193
 
 
45%
10
 
183
 
Present 1
 
 
0%
1
 
0
 
Not Voting 4
 
 
1%
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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