Issue Report ● Congress
For Immediate Release: 
December 11, 2013

Number of Bills Signed into Law:

Of the Bills Signed into Law in 2013:

Rule Bills Signed into Law That Required Bipartisan Support to Pass:

Average of 158 Democratic votes; only 125 Republican votes

57:  Bills Signed Into Law

48: Number of those Laws Passed in House Under Suspension, Voice Vote, or Unanimous Consent

5: Number of Rule Bills Signed Into Law Requiring Bipartisan Support to Pass

11: Number of Votes This Year to Undermine or Repeal the Affordable Care Act (46 votes since 2011)


*H.R. 152: Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (1/15)
*H.R. 325: No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013 (1/23)
*S. 47: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (2/28)
*H.R. 933: Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 (3/21)
*H.R. 2775: Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2775 – Debt Limit/Continuing Resolution (10/16)

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