Our unique analysis of the bills Long 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). Long is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Long for more statistics.
Billy Long sits on the following committees:
Long sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Long’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5182: Promoting Life-Saving New Therapies for Neonates Act of 2016
- H.R. 5068: HHS Data Protection Act
- H.R. 2479: To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the ...
- H.R. 2452: To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to facilitating ...
- H.R. 815: Access to Professional Health Insurance Advisors Act of 2015
- H.R. 311: Adoption Promotion Act of 2015
- H.R. 310: Taxpayer Transparency Act of 2015
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|Long’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 597: Reform Exports and Expand the American Economy Act
Oct 27, 2015. Passed.
H.Res. 450: Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 597) to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States, ...
Oct 27, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2011 to Sep 2016, Long missed 110 of 4,087 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 89 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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