H.R. 158: Visa Waiver Program Improvement Act of 2015

This was a vote to pass H.R. 158 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.

Congress
114th Congress
Date
Dec 8, 2015
Chamber
House
Number
#679
Question:
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
Result:
Passed

Key: R Yea D Yea D Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
This is a cartogram. Each hexagon represents one congressional district.
Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Yea 407
 
 
94%
242 165
  Nay 19
 
 
4%
0 19
Not Voting 7
 
 
2%
3 4
Required: 2/3 source: house.gov

Vote Details

Notes: The Speaker’s Vote? “Aye” or “Yea”?
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