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On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H R 6429 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote innovation, investment, and research in the United States, to eliminate the diversity immigrant program, and for other purposes

Nov 30, 2012 at 11:31 a.m. ET.

This vote was related to a bill introduced by Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21, 1987-2018] on September 18, 2012, H.R. 6429 (112th): STEM Jobs Act of 2012.

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All Votes R D
Yea 36%
 
 
157
0
 
157
 
Nay 53%
 
 
231
226
 
5
 
Not Voting 10%
 
 
44
14
 
30
 

Failed. Simple Majority Required. Source: house.gov.

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