Read our 2016 Report Card for Hanabusa.
Our unique analysis of the bills Hanabusa has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Hanabusa is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Colleen Hanabusa sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Natural Resources
- House Committee on Armed Services
House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
- Member, Subcommittee on Environment
Hanabusa was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 2149 (112th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4354 Pahoa Avenue in Honolulu, Hawaii, as the “Cecil L. Heftel Post Office Building”.
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 about one third or more 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).
Hanabusa sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Hanabusa’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2982: To amend title IV of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act ...
- H.R. 2635: Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act of 2017
- H.R. 2203: Coral Reef Sustainability Through Innovation Act of 2017
- H.R. 1202: Red Hill Oversight and Environmental Protection Act of 2017
- H.R. 3805 (113th): To provide for the redesignation of the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies ...
- H.R. 3800 (113th): To name the Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Ewa Plain, ...
- H.R. 2225 (113th): To restore the traditional day of observance of Memorial Day, and for ...
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S. 1094: Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017
Jun 13, 2017. Passed 368/55.
A string of scandals hit the Department of Veterans Affairs in the past few years, including dozens of veterans dying while waiting for care within the required 14 days at VA hospitals, forcing President Obama’s VA Secretary to resign. A new bill that recently passed ...
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 ...
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. 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.R. 4681 (113th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Dec 10, 2014. Passed 325/100.
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 2362 (112th): Indian Tribal Trade and Investment Demonstration Project Act of 2011
Jul 23, 2012. Failed 222/160.
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 Jun 2017, Hanabusa missed 147 of 3,179 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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