Read our 2018 Report Card for Lipinski.
Lipinski 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 Lipinski has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Mar 21, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Daniel Lipinski sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
- Chair, Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
- House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
Lipinski was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 1346: To repeal the rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled “Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform”.
- H.R. 3085 (113th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3349 West 111th Street in Chicago, Illinois, as the “Captain Herbert Johnson Memorial Post Office ...
- H.R. 1126 (110th): To reauthorize the Steel and Aluminum Energy Conservation and Technology Competitiveness Act of 1988.
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).
Lipinski sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Transportation and Public Works (31%) Science, Technology, Communications (25%) Education (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (6%) Environmental Protection (6%) Private Legislation (4%)
Some of Lipinski’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 130: Supporting the goals and ideals of Engineers Week.
- H.Res. 51: Supporting the contributions of Catholic schools.
- H.R. 539: Innovators to Entrepreneurs Act of 2019
- H.R. 7357 (115th): Automated Mobility Act of 2018
- H.R. 7168: Clean Up EtO Act of 2018
- H.Res. 1129: Expressing support for the designation of the week beginning on October 21, 2018, ...
- H.R. 6967: Great Lakes Water Protection Act
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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 ...
H.R. 4790: Volcker Rule Regulatory Harmonization Act
Apr 13, 2018. Passed 300/104.
H.R. 4790 amends Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act, known as the “Volcker Rule,” to streamline the regulatory authority over the Volcker Rule by granting the Federal Reserve the exclusive rulemaking authority and providing for sole examination and enforcement authority by an entity’s primary federal ...
H.R. 3326: World Bank Accountability Act of 2017
Jan 17, 2018. Passed 237/184.
If the World Bank doesn’t live up to some of its promises for supporting human rights, fighting terrorism, and promoting democracy, should the U.S. government withhold hundreds of millions dollars of funding? #### Context The World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) lends billions of dollars ...
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. 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 ...
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 ...
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.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
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 ...
H.R. 2499 (111th): Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2010
Apr 29, 2010. Passed 223/169.
H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
From Jan 2005 to Mar 2019, Lipinski missed 317 of 10,216 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is 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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