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Motion to Proceed on H.R. 1628: American Health Care Act of 2017

This was the first Senate vote on repealing or replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA; aka Obamacare). This was a procedural vote to bring the House health care bill H.R. 1628 to the floor for debate so that amendments could be subsequently proposed.

The vote passed 51-50 with the Vice President casting a necessary tie-breaking vote.

This vote was related to a bill introduced by Rep. Diane Black [R-TN6] on March 20, 2017, H.R. 1628: American Health Care Act of 2017.

Totals

All Votes R D I V
Yea 50%
 
 
 
 
51
50
 
0
 
0
 
1
 
Nay 50%
 
 
 
 
50
2
 
46
 
2
 
0
 
The Vice President cast a tie-breaking vote.

Date: Jul 25, 2017

Required: Simple Majority

Result: Motion to Proceed Agreed to

Source: senate.gov

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