Read our 2017 Report Card for Cassidy.
Cassidy is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the Senate 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 Cassidy has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
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Bill Cassidy sits on the following committees:
- Senate Committee on Finance
- Joint Economic Committee
- Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
- Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
- Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Cassidy was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:
- S. 188: EGO Act
- S. 916: Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2017
- S.J.Res. 27: A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to “Clarification of Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each ...
- S. 2754 (114th): To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 300 Fannin Street in Shreveport, Louisiana, as the “Tom Stagg United States Court House”.
- S. 2340 (114th): MEGABYTE Act of 2016
- H.R. 4276 (113th): Veterans Traumatic Brain Injury Care Improvement Act of 2014
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).
Cassidy sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (41%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Taxation (11%) Energy (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Government Operations and Politics (5%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (4%) Education (4%)
Some of Cassidy’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 2673: PAPER Act of 2018
- S. 2676: A bill to permit certain disclosures of health information during emergencies, including overdoses.
- S. 2652: Stephen Michael Gleason Congressional Gold Medal Act
- S. 2638: Ending Needless Delivery Subsidies Act of 2018
- S. 2473: VICTOR Act of 2018
- S. 2451: Protection from Overprescribing Act
- S. 2312: HELP Act
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H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed 72/26.
H.R. 636: Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2016
Jul 13, 2016. Motion Agreed to 89/4.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for fiscal year 2017. The bill was introduced as the America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015, and it passed the House in that form on February 13, ...
On the Nomination PN1152: John B. King, of New York, to be Secretary of Education
Mar 14, 2016. Nomination Confirmed 49/40.
H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Conference Report Agreed to 83/16.
H.R 22, formerly the Hire More Heroes Act, has become the Senate’s vehicle for passage of the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act or DRIVE Act (S. 1647). The DRIVE Act is a major bipartisan transportation bill that would authorize funding ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 6190 (112th): Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012
Dec 12, 2012. Failed 229/182.
H.R. 3857 (112th): Public Transit Security and Local Law Enforcement Support Act
Sep 12, 2012. Passed 355/62.
H.R. 5325 (112th): Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
Jun 6, 2012. Passed 255/165.
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 ...
From Jan 2015 to Apr 2018, Cassidy missed 7 of 907 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 1.4% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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