Pingree 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 ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Pingree has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Nov 29, 2022. See full analysis methodology.
Chellie Pingree sits on the following committees:
Pingree was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
Does 1 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
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).
Pingree sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
Pingree recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 9346: Coastal Communities Ocean Acidification Act of 2022
- H.R. 9186: Relief for Farmers Hit with PFAS Act
- H.R. 8262: Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2023
- H.R. 8018: Healthy H2O Act
- H.R. 7970: Ocean Regional Opportunity and Innovation Act of 2022
- H.Res. 1046: Expressing support for the designation of the weeks of April 10, 2022, through …
- H.R. 6693: Asylum Seeker Work Authorization Act of 2022
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 2009 to Nov 2022, Pingree missed 226 of 8,877 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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