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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.



Congress
115th Congress
Date
Jul 25, 2017
Chamber
Senate
Number
#167
Result:
Motion to Proceed Agreed to

The Vice President cast a tie-breaking vote.

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Key: R Yea R Nay D Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent     Vice President
  Yea 51
 
 
 
 
50%
50 0 0 1
  Nay 50
 
 
 
 
50%
2 46 2 0
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Notes: The Vice President’s Tie-Breaker “Aye” or “Yea”?
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