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H.R. 91: Veterans Identification Card Act 2015

This was a vote to pass H.R. 91 (114th) 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 (114th) 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.

Totals

All Votes R D
Yea 93%
 
 
402
234
 
168
 
Nay 0%
 
 
0
0
 
0
 
Not Voting 7%
 
 
30
10
 
20
 

Date: May 18, 2015

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House

Required: 2/3

Result: Passed

Source: house.gov

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Statistically Notable Votes

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