Read our 2016 Report Card for Reichert.
Our unique analysis of the bills Reichert 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). Reichert is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
David Reichert sits on the following committees:
Reichert was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 5397 (114th): Daniel J. Evans Olympic National Park Wilderness Act
- H.R. 2146: [Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and] Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
- H.R. 1269 (114th): Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015
- H.R. 1036 (113th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 103 Center Street West in Eatonville, Washington, as the “National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson Post ...
- H.R. 6098 (110th): Personnel Reimbursement for Intelligence Cooperation and Enhancement of Homeland Security Act of 2008
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).
Reichert sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (43%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Health (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Labor and Employment (7%) Social Welfare (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (5%)
Some of Reichert’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 466: Supporting the role of the United States in promoting children’s access to quality ...
- H.R. 3152: Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Reform Act of 2017
- H.R. 3035: Philanthropic Enterprise Act of 2017
- H.R. 2885: Dust Off Crews of the Vietnam War Congressional Gold Medal Act
- H.R. 2860: Tribal Social Security Fairness Act
- H.R. 2092: Promotion and Expansion of Private Employee Ownership Act of 2017
- H.R. 2060: Improved Employment Outcomes for Foster Youth Act of 2017
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H.R. 1628: American Health Care Act of 2017
May 4, 2017. Passed 217/213.
The American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA), also known as the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA), is the leading proposal to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare, but we'll abbreviate it ACA) and "defund" Planned Parenthood. ### Update - ...
S.J.Res. 34: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating ...
Mar 28, 2017. Passed 215/205.
A Republican bill would block a regulation of President Obama’s that they see as executive overreach, but privacy advocates claim it could allow companies to sell your private Internet and search history. Who’s right? #### The context and what the bill does The Federal Trade ...
H.R. 4775: Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016
Jun 8, 2016. Passed 234/177.
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. 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 change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
H.Res. 989 (111th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should adopt national policies and ...
Jun 9, 2010. Failed 241/170.
H.R. 5136 (111th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
May 28, 2010. Passed 229/186.
H.R. 6515 (110th): Drill Responsibly in Leased Lands Act of 2008
Jul 17, 2008. Failed 244/173.
From Jan 2005 to Jul 2017, Reichert missed 275 of 9,286 roll call votes, which is 3.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 60 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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