S. 679 (112th): Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011

This was a vote to pass S. 679 (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.

Congress
112th Congress
Date
Jul 31, 2012
Chamber
House
Number
#537
Question:
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
Result:
Passed

Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Yea 261
 
 
61%
95 166
  Nay 116
 
 
27%
115 1
Not Voting 54
 
 
13%
30 24
Required: 2/3 source: house.gov
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