Read our 2016 Report Card for Sires.
Our unique analysis of the bills Sires 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). Sires is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Albio Sires sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Foreign Affairs
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
- Member, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
- Member, Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
- Member, Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
Sires was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 6027 (112th): Intercountry Adoption Universal Accreditation Act of 2012
- H.R. 3539 (111th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 427 Harrison Avenue in Harrison, New Jersey, as the “Patricia D. McGinty-Juhl Post Office Building”.
- H.R. 3307 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 570 Broadway in Bayonne, New Jersey, as the “Dennis P. Collins Post Office Building”.
- H.R. 2467 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 69 Montgomery Street in Jersey City, New Jersey, as the “Frank J. Guarini Post Office ...
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Sires sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (29%) Transportation and Public Works (24%) Health (12%) Housing and Community Development (9%) Immigration (9%) Commerce (6%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%) Emergency Management (6%)
Some of Sires’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1660: Global Health Innovation Act of 2017
- H.R. 1295: Respect for Peace Corps Volunteers Act
- H.R. 1093: To require the Federal Railroad Administration and the Federal Transit Authority to provide ...
- H.R. 1028: Commute Less Act of 2017
- H.R. 979: Promoting Tourism to Enhance our Economy Act of 2017
- H.Res. 54: Reaffirming the United States-Argentina partnership and recognizing Argentina’s economic reforms.
- H.R. 427: Collaborative Academic Research Efforts for Tourette Syndrome Act of 2017
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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. 10 (113th): Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act
May 9, 2014. Passed 360/45.
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. 317 (111th): Recognizing the region from Manhattan, Kansas, to Columbia, Missouri, as the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor, and ...
Sep 15, 2009. Passed 312/108.
H.R. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act
Jun 3, 2009. Passed 240/179.
H.R. 1908 (110th): Patent Reform Act of 2007
Sep 7, 2007. Passed 220/175.
From Nov 2006 to Mar 2017, Sires missed 392 of 7,899 roll call votes, which is 5.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 44 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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