H.R. 91: Veterans Identification Card Act 2015

This was a vote to pass H.R. 91 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.

It was not the final House vote on the bill. See the history of H.R. 91 for further details.

The Veterans Identification Card Act of 2015 has passed the House and Senate and will be sent to the President. It will require the department of Veterans Affairs to issue veteran identification cards upon request. These cards were serve in place of the current paper DD-214 forms. Bill sponsor Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL16) issued a press release following House passage of the bill.

Congress
114th Congress
Date
May 18, 2015
Chamber
House
Number
#240
Question:
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
Result:
Passed

Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Yea 402
 
 
93%
234 168
  Nay 0
 
 
0%
0 0
Not Voting 30
 
 
7%
10 20
Required: 2/3 source: house.gov
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Notes: The Speaker’s Vote? “Aye” or “Yea”?
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