TO AMEND THE HART (MICH.) SUBSTITUTE FOR H.R. 8532, BY STRIKING THE AUTOMATIC TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER PROVISIONS FROM TITLE V; B) PROHIBITS PERCENTAGE CONTINGENCY FEES IN PARENS PATRIAE ACTIONS WHERE THE STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL RETAINS PRIVATE COUNSEL; C) PROVIDES THAT TREBLE DAMAGE AWARDS IN WHICH THE FLUID CLASS RECOVERY METHOD IS UTILIZED ARE LIMITED TO THE OFFENSES OF PRICE FIXING AND THE PROCUREMENT OF A PATENT BY FRAUD.

Date:

Jun 10, 1976

Number:

Senate Vote #885
94th Congress

Result:

unknown

Source:

Professor Keith Poole

This vote was related to a bill introduced by Rep. Peter Rodino [D-NJ10, 1961-1988] on July 10, 1975, H.R. 8532 (94th): Antitrust Parens Patriae Act.

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent     Conservative     Unknown
  Yea 74
 
 
 
 
 
74%
49 24 0 0 1
  Nay 12
 
 
 
 
 
12%
2 10 0 0 0
Not Voting 14
 
 
 
 
 
14%
9 3 1 1 0
Required: unknown

Vote Details

Notes: “Aye” or “Yea”?

“Aye” and “Yea” mean the same thing, and so do “No” and “Nay”. Congress uses different words in different sorts of votes.

The U.S. Constitution says that bills should be decided on by the “yeas and nays” (Article I, Section 7). Congress takes this literally and uses “yea” and “nay” when voting on the final passage of bills.

All Senate votes use these words. But the House of Representatives uses “Aye” and “No” in other sorts of votes.