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 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.
Reichert sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (38%) Health (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (14%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Labor and Employment (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Social Welfare (5%)
Some of Reichert’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1696: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for S corporation ...
- H.R. 1550: Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act of 2017
- H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
- H.R. 930: Lymphedema Treatment Act
- H.R. 6376 (114th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the energy ...
- H.Res. 899 (114th): Expressing support for a stable and sustainable funding source for the Teaching ...
- H.R. 5754 (114th): S Corporation Modernization Act of 2016
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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. 2551 (112th): Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2012
Jul 22, 2011. Passed 252/159.
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 Mar 2017, Reichert missed 263 of 9,070 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.1% 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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