Read our 2016 Report Card for Price.
Our unique analysis of the bills Price has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Price is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
David Price sits on the following committees:
Price was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 6080 (111th): Making emergency supplemental appropriations for border security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 2892 (111th): Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010
- H.R. 2638 (110th): Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009
- H.J.Res. 303 (102nd): To designate October 1991 as “Crime Prevention Month”.
- H.R. 3011 (100th): Home Equity Loan Consumer Protection Act of 1988
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.
Price sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (30%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (23%) Education (20%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) Housing and Community Development (7%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%)
Some of Price’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 23: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives and reaffirming long-standing United States ...
- H.R. 6483 (114th): SWINE Act
- H.R. 5791 (114th): SCORE Act
- H.R. 5494 (114th): We the People Act of 2016
- H.R. 5439 (114th): Federal Election Administration Act of 2016
- H.R. 5339 (114th): CEJA
- H.R. 4707 (114th): Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Modernization Act of 2016
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|Price’s Vote||Vote Description|
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. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
H.R. 3080 (112th): United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
Oct 12, 2011. Passed 278/151.
H.R. 3078 (112th): United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
Oct 12, 2011. Passed 262/167.
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 ...
H.R. 1908 (110th): Patent Reform Act of 2007
Sep 7, 2007. Passed 220/175.
From Jan 1987 to Feb 2017, Price missed 265 of 17,491 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 8 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GPO Member Guide for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills