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H.R. 5855 (112th): Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2013

This was a vote to pass H.R. 5855 (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).

Totals Republicans Democrats
Yea 234
 
 
54%
217
 
17
 
Nay 182
 
 
42%
16
 
166
 
Not Voting 15
 
 
3%
8
 
7
 
Date:
Jun 7, 2012
Question:
On Passage of the Bill in the House
Required:
Simple Majority
Result:
Passed
Source:
house.gov

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