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H.R. 1252: DHS Acquisition Authorities Act of 2017

This was a vote to pass H.R. 1252 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.

H.R. 1252 establishes the Under Secretary for Management as the Department of Homeland Security’s Chief Acquisition Officer responsible for approving, pausing, modifying, or canceling major acquisition programs as needed. The legislation defines major acquisition programs as total expenditures above $300 million. The Under Secretary can delegate such authorities for amounts below this threshold.

Source: Republican Policy Committee


Congress
115th Congress
Date
Mar 20, 2017
Chamber
House
Number
#175
Question:
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
Result:
Passed

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Key: R Yea D Yea R Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
This is a cartogram. Each hexagon represents one congressional district.
Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Yea 407
 
 
95%
225 182
  Nay 1
 
 
0%
1 0
Not Voting 21
 
 
5%
10 11
Required: 2/3 source: house.gov

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