Our unique analysis of the bills Sutton sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Sutton is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Sutton was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
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 about one third or more 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).
Sutton sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Education (18%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Commerce (14%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Health (9%) Labor and Employment (9%)
Some of Sutton’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3646 (112th): Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2011
- H.R. 3645 (112th): To require consideration of the impacts of a public interest waiver from ...
- H.R. 3647 (112th): Keep Americans Working Building Our Transportation Infrastructure Act
- H.J.Res. 86 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to ...
- H.R. 2510 (112th): Breast Cancer Recovery Improvement Act
- H.R. 1684 (112th): Keep American Jobs from Going Down the Drain Act
- H.R. 1377 (112th): Josh Miller HEARTS Act
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H.R. 6156 (112th): Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
Nov 16, 2012. Passed 365/43.
The Magnitsky Act, formally known as the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012, is a bipartisan bill passed by the U.S. Congress and President Obama in November–December 2012, intending to punish Russian officials responsible for the ...
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
H.R. 2218 (112th): Empowering Parents through Quality Charter Schools Act
Sep 13, 2011. Passed 365/54.
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 ...
S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
H.R. 2638 (110th): Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009
Sep 24, 2008. Passed 370/58.
H.Res. 1031 (110th): Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 895) establishing within the House of Representatives an ...
Mar 11, 2008. Passed 229/182.
H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.
From Jan 2007 to Jan 2013, Sutton missed 157 of 5,137 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 10 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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