Donovan, a Republican, is the representative for New York's 11th congressional district (view map) and has served since May 12, 2015. Donovan is next up for reelection in 2018.
Read our 2016 Report Card for Donovan.
Donovan 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 Donovan has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
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Daniel Donovan Jr. sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Homeland Security
- Chair, Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications
- Member, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection
House Committee on Foreign Affairs
- Member, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
- Member, Subcommittee on The Middle East and North Africa
Donovan was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 5150 (114th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3031 Veterans Road West in Staten Island, New York, as the “Leonard Montalto Post Office ...
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).
Donovan sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (24%) Finance and Financial Sector (24%) Emergency Management (18%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Science, Technology, Communications (12%)
Some of Donovan’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4536: To establish an Anti-Bullying Roundtable to study bullying in elementary and secondary schools ...
- H.R. 4154: MAP Act of 2017
- H.R. 4108: Danny’s Law
- H.R. 3283: To restrict the mailability of tableting machines, encapsulating machines, and controlled substance counterfeiting ...
- H.R. 2922: PREPARE Act
- H.R. 1781: Comprehensive Fentanyl Control Act
- H.R. 1247: To extend the period of availability of the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal ...
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H.R. 4182: EQUALS Act of 2017
Nov 30, 2017. Passed 213/204.
H.R. 4182 extends the probationary period for appointments to the competitive service and initial appointments as supervisors and managers from one year to two years after the completion of required training and licensing. The bill also extends the probationary period for initial Senior Executive Service ...
H.R. 2874: 21st Century Flood Reform Act
Nov 14, 2017. Passed 237/189.
H.R. 2874 reauthorizes the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years, introduces private market competition, and provides programmatic reform to help policyholders. An amendment in the nature of a substitute combines the amended text of H.R. 2874 with six additional Financial Services Committee reported ...
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2577: Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
Jun 9, 2015. Passed 216/210.
This bill is the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017, a yearly federal spending bill. The bill began as the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2016. However in a House vote on May 26, the ...
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 ...
From May 2015 to Dec 2017, Donovan missed 31 of 1,780 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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