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

Dec 18, 2012 at 7:09 p.m. ET. On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House.

This was a vote to pass H.R. 6621 (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 78%
 
 
308
157
 
151
 
Nay 22%
 
 
89
70
 
19
 
Not Voting
 
 
34
13
 
21
 

Passed. 2/3 Required. Source: house.gov.

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