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H.R. 5912 (112th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the use of public funds for political ...

This was a vote to pass H.R. 5912 (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 72%
 
 
310
225
 
85
 
Nay 22%
 
 
95
0
 
95
 
Not Voting 6%
 
 
24
14
 
10
 

Date: Sep 19, 2012

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

Required: 2/3

Result: Passed

Source: house.gov

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