H.R. 2551 (112th): Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2012

This was a vote to pass H.R. 2551 (112th) in the House. The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an appropriations bill, which sets overall spending limits by agency or program. (Authorizations direct how federal funds should or should not be used.) Appropriations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year).

Congress
112th Congress
Date
Jul 22, 2011
Chamber
House
Number
#629
Question:
On Passage of the Bill in the House
Result:
Passed

Key: R Yea D Yea R Nay D Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
This is a cartogram. Each hexagon represents one congressional district.
Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Yea 252
 
 
58%
213 39
  Nay 159
 
 
37%
16 143
Not Voting 21
 
 
5%
10 11
Required: Simple Majority source: house.gov

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