Read our 2016 Report Card for Gibson.
Our unique analysis of the bills Gibson 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 2016. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gibson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Gibson was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 1442 (114th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 90 Cornell Street in Kingston, New York, as the “Staff Sergeant Robert H. Dietz Post ...
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.
Gibson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (32%) Health (17%) Taxation (12%) Education (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%) Immigration (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Agriculture and Food (7%)
Some of Gibson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5689 (114th): Disability Integration Act of 2016
- H.Res. 816 (114th): Expressing support for the designation of August 16, 2016, as “National Airborne ...
- H.R. 5536 (114th): To direct the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard ...
- H.R. 4961 (114th): Federal Disaster Notification and Payment Protection Act of 2016
- H.R. 4896 (114th): Dairy MILC Act of 2016
- H.R. 4587 (114th): Small Business Broadband and Emerging Information Technology Enhancement Act of 2015
- H.R. 4534 (114th): POSTURE Act
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S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
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 ...
H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 1947 (113th): Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jun 20, 2013. Failed 195/234.
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
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 2011 to Dec 2016, Gibson missed 35 of 4,135 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2016. ProPublica has tracked 4 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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