Espaillat, a Democrat, is the representative for New York's 13th congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 3, 2017. Espaillat is next up for reelection in 2018.
Espaillat is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Espaillat has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Adriano Espaillat sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Education and the Workforce
House Committee on Foreign Affairs
- Member, Subcommittee on The Western Hemisphere
House Committee on Small Business
- Member, Subcommittee on Health and Technology
Espaillat sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Espaillat’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4405: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4558 ...
- H.R. 4406: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 99 ...
- H.R. 4051: STOP Act of 2017
- H.Res. 549: Supporting the understanding that climate change is real.
- H.R. 3660: No Federal Funding for Confederate Symbols Act
- H.R. 3584: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain credits against ...
- H.Res. 425: Supporting the protection of the name Harlem.
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H.R. 3043: Hydropower Policy Modernization Act of 2017
Nov 8, 2017. Passed 257/166.
H.R. 3043 modernizes the regulatory permitting process and encourages the expansion of hydropower generation by improving administrative efficiency, accountability, and transparency; promotes new hydropower infrastructure; requires balanced and timely decision making; and reduces duplicative oversight. Specifically, the legislation establishes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as ...
H.R. 2825: DHS Authorization Act of 2017
Jul 20, 2017. Passed 386/41.
H.R. 2825 authorizes the activities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and provides necessary oversight and guidance to the Department to ensure that it is effectively carrying out the mission of securing the homeland. A full section-by-section of the legislation can be found here ...
H.R. 2842: Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act
Jun 23, 2017. Passed 377/34.
H.R. 2842 connects low-income Americans looking for work with employers looking to fill job openings, including through apprenticeships and other forms of on-the-job training. Specifically, the legislation provides funding for states to subsidize employment for a limited time for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) ...
H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
H.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
Apr 26, 2017. Passed 378/48.
This bill would change the appointment process for the head of the U.S. Copyright Office, known as the Register of Copyrights. Currently the Register of Copyrights is hired by the Librarian of Congress (who is the head of the Library of Congress). This bill would ...
From Jan 2017 to Nov 2017, Espaillat missed 8 of 637 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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