Our unique analysis of the bills Filner sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Filner is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Filner was the primary sponsor of 8 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 3219 (111th): Veterans’ Benefits Act of 2010
- H.R. 5014 (111th): To clarify the health care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs that constitutes minimum essential coverage.
- H.R. 1377 (111th): To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand veteran eligibility for reimbursement by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for emergency treatment furnished in a non-Department facility, ...
- H.R. 3949 (111th): Veterans’ Small Business Assistance and Servicemembers Protection Act of 2009
- H.R. 1016 (111th): Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009
- H.R. 698 (111th): For the relief of Shigeru Yamada.
- H.R. 5364 (108th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5505 Stevens Way in San Diego, California, as the “Earl B. Gilliam/Imperial Avenue 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.
Filner sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Filner’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6275 (112th): Clean Energy Victory Bond Act of 2012
- H.R. 6126 (112th): For the relief of Azucena Salazar Bazan.
- H.R. 6049 (112th): Save the La Jolla Post Office Act
- H.R. 5861 (112th): To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Secretary of Housing ...
- H.R. 3438 (112th): To require the Department of Defense to meet the annual goal for ...
- H.Res. 456 (112th): Encouraging civilians to observe Veterans Day by listening, with respect and without ...
- H.R. 3281 (112th): For the relief of Ayded Reyes Benitez.
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|Filner’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
H.R. 5972 (112th): Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
Jun 29, 2012. Passed 261/163.
S. 365 (112th): Budget Control Act of 2011
Aug 1, 2011. Passed 269/161.
The Budget Control Act of 2011 (Pub.L. 112–25, S. 365, 125 Stat. 240, enacted August 2, 2011) is a federal statute in the United States that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on August 2, 2011. The Act brought conclusion to the United ...
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
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S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
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 1993 to Nov 2012, Filner missed 892 of 13,385 roll call votes, which is 6.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2012. ProPublica has tracked 12 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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