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  • Introduced
    Oct 27, 2021
  • Passed House
    Dec 08, 2021
  • Passed Senate
    Dec 14, 2021
  • Signed into Law
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HR 5746
United States House Bill
Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act
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Senate • Jan 19, 2022: Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746 (Record Vote No. 9) withdrawn in Senate.
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  • Jan 19, 2022 | Senate
    • S.Amdt.4903 Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: S277)
    • S.Amdt.4904 Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: S277)
    • S.Amdt.4905 Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: S277)
    • S.Amdt.4906 Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: S277)
    • S.Amdt.4907 Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: S277)
    • Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: CR S277-340)
    • Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 51. Record Vote Number: 9. (CR S339)
    • Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746 (Record Vote No. 9) entered in Senate.
    • Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746 (Record Vote No. 9) made in Senate.
    • Point of order that for the Message from the House with respect to H.R. 5746, the only debate in order during consideration of the Message be on the question of adoption of the motion to concur in the amendment of the House, that no further amendments, motions, or points of order be in order, and that any appeals be determined without debate, raised in Senate.
    • Ruling of the Chair that the point of order raised by Senator Schumer with respect to the House message to accompany H.R. 5746, not sustained.
    • Motion by Senator Schumer to appeal the ruling of the chair not agreed to, the question being, "Shall the decision of the Chair stand as the judgement of the Senate" by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 48. Record Vote Number: 10.
    • Ruling of the Chair sustained.
    • Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746 (Record Vote No. 9) withdrawn in Senate.
  • Jan 18, 2022 | Senate
    • Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
    • Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S229-253; S253-272)
    • Motion by Senator Schumer to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746 made in Senate. (CR S229)
    • Motion by Senator Schumer to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746 with an amendment (SA 4903) made in Senate. (CR S229)
    • S.Amdt.4903 Amendment SA 4903 proposed by Senator Schumer. (consideration: S229; text: CR S229) To add an effective date.
    • S.Amdt.4904 Amendment SA 4904 proposed by Senator Schumer to Amendment SA 4903. (consideration: S229; text: CR S229) To modify the effective date.
    • Motion by Senator Schumer to refer to Senate Committee on Rules and Administration the House message to accompany H.R. 5746 with instructions to report back forthwith with the following amendment (SA 4905) made in Senate. (CR S229)
    • S.Amdt.4905 Amendment SA 4905 proposed by Senator Schumer. (consideration: S229-230; text: CR S229-230) To add an effective date.
    • S.Amdt.4906 Amendment SA 4906 proposed by Senator Schumer to Amendment SA 4905 (the instructions of the motion to refer). (consideration: S230; text: CR S230) To modify the effective date.
    • S.Amdt.4907 Amendment SA 4907 proposed by Senator Schumer to Amendment SA 4906. (consideration: S230; text: CR S230) To modify the effective date.
    • Cloture motion on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746 presented in Senate. (CR S230)
  • Jan 13, 2022 | Senate
    • Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate amendment.
  • Jan 13, 2022 | House
    • Mr. Butterfield moved that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment.
    • Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 868, Mr. Butterfield moved to agree to the Senate amendment with an amendment to H.R. 5746.
    • DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion to agree to the Senate amendment with an amendment to H.R. 5746.
    • The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
    • On motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 220 - 203 (Roll no. 9).
    • Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
  • Dec 14, 2021 | Senate
    • Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S9155)
    • S.Amdt.4893 Amendment SA 4893 proposed by Senator Cantwell. (consideration: CR S9155; text: CR S9155) In the nature of a substitute.
    • S.Amdt.4893 Amendment SA 4893 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    • Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
    • Message on Senate action sent to the House.
  • Dec 09, 2021 | Senate
    • Received in the Senate, read twice.
  • Dec 08, 2021 | House
    • Mr. Beyer moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
    • Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7470-7472)
    • DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5746.
    • On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7470-7471)
    • Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
  • Oct 27, 2021 | House
    • Introduced in House
    • Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
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