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). It 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
Sep 19, 2012
Chamber
House
Number
#586
Question:
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
Result:
Passed

Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Yea 310
 
 
72%
225 85
  Nay 95
 
 
22%
0 95
Not Voting 24
 
 
6%
14 10
Required: 2/3 source: house.gov
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