H.R. 6621 (112th): To correct and improve certain provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act and title 35, United States ...

This was a vote to pass H.R. 6621 (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
Dec 18, 2012
Chamber
House
Number
#631
Question:
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
Result:
Passed

Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Yea 308
 
 
71%
157 151
  Nay 89
 
 
21%
70 19
Not Voting 34
 
 
8%
13 21
Required: 2/3 source: house.gov
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