Read our 2016 Report Card for Smith.
Our unique analysis of the bills Smith has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Smith is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Adrian Smith sits on the following committees:
Smith sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (23%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (18%) Environmental Protection (18%) Taxation (14%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Water Resources Development (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%)
Some of Smith’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1311: Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act
- H.R. 1268: Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act
- H.R. 5213 (114th): FARM Act
- H.R. 3095 (114th): Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act
- H.J.Res. 59 (114th): Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States ...
- H.R. 1885 (114th): Securing Access to Rural Postal Services Act of 2015
- H.R. 1736 (114th): To amend the Clean Air Act with respect to the ethanol waiver ...
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|Smith’s Vote||Vote Description|
S. 1177: Every Child Achieves Act of 2015
Dec 2, 2015. Passed 359/64.
The Every Child Achieves Act is a bipartisan educational policy reform bill that would expand state responsibility over schools, provide grants to charter schools, and reduce the federal test-based accountability system of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). The bill was referred to the ...
H.R. 6: 21st Century Cures Act
Jul 10, 2015. Passed 344/77.
The 21st Century Cures Act is a bipartisan bill that would reform the current standards and appropriations for biomedical research, provide $1.75 billion annually for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and $110 million for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This funding would end ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
H.Res. 1704 (111th): Honoring the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon.
Dec 8, 2010. Passed 359/44.
From Jan 2007 to Mar 2017, Smith missed 76 of 7,853 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 31 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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