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Rep. Carolyn Maloney

Representative for New York’s 12th District

pronounced KAR-uh-lin // muh-LOH-nee

Maloney is the representative for New York’s 12th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2013. Maloney is next up for reelection in 2020.

She was previously the representative for New York’s 14th congressional district as a Democrat from 1993 to 2012.

Photo of Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2018 Report Card for Maloney.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Maloney is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives 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 Maloney has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Apr 18, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Committee Membership

Carolyn Maloney sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Maloney was the primary sponsor of 13 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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 at least about half 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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Maloney sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (19%) Health (17%) International Affairs (13%) Education (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (12%) Labor and Employment (9%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (8%)

Recent Bills

Some of Maloney’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Maloney’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 6157: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019
Sep 26, 2018. Passed 361/61.
H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion for the Department of Defense base budget, which is an increase of $17.1 billion above FY18 levels, and $68.1 billion ...
Nay H.R. 4451: Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Programs Reauthorization Act of 2017
May 21, 2018. Passed 377/1.
H.R. 4451, as amended, would amend U.S. Code to provide a five year extension, through Fiscal Year 2022 of both the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Programs and the Homeless Women Veterans and Homeless Veterans with Children Reintegration Grant Program. H.R. 4451 would also clarify eligibility for ...
Yea H.R. 4545: Financial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act
Mar 15, 2018. Passed 283/133.
H.R. 4545 amends the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to require federal financial regulatory agencies provide a final examination report to a financial institution within 60 days after either the exit interview for an examination of the institution or the provision of ...
Nay H.R. 2842: Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act
Jun 23, 2017. Passed 377/34.
H.R. 2842 connects low-income Americans looking for work with employers looking to fill job openings, including through apprenticeships and other forms of on-the-job training. Specifically, the legislation provides funding for states to subsidize employment for a limited time for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) ...
Nay H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
No H.J.Res. 43: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating ...
Feb 16, 2017. Passed 230/188.
Joe Biden never got the opportunity to break a single 50-50 Senate tie in eight years as vice president. Mike Pence has already broken two. One from last month has since become law: a measure allowing states to withhold federal Planned Parenthood funding. (The other ...
Yea 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 ...
No H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
Yea H.R. 3080 (112th): United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
Oct 12, 2011. Passed 278/151.
Aye 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 legislative change to the U.S. patent system since the ...
Nay H.R. 6604 (110th): Commodity Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2008
Jul 30, 2008. Failed 276/151.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Apr 2019, Maloney missed 783 of 17,332 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. This is much worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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