Read our 2018 Report Card for Green.
Green 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 Green has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Jun 24, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Al Green sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Financial Services
- House Committee on Homeland Security
Green was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 251 (114th): Homes for Heroes Act of 2015
- H.R. 1154 (110th): To award a Congressional Gold Medal to Michael Ellis DeBakey, M.D.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Green sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (35%) Crime and Law Enforcement (17%) Housing and Community Development (12%) Health (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) International Affairs (8%) Immigration (6%) Labor and Employment (6%)
Some of Green’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2515: To amend the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 to amend the definition ...
- H.Res. 333: Promoting and supporting the goals and ideals of the Fair Housing Act and ...
- H.Res. 154: Original NAACP Resolution of 2019
- H.Res. 155: Original Black History Month Resolution of 2019
- H.Res. 19: Expressing concern regarding the prevalence of hexavalent chromium in drinking water in the ...
- H.J.Res. 13: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the ...
- H.R. 154: Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2019
From Jan 2005 to Jun 2019, Green missed 235 of 10,504 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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