Rep. David Rivera

Former Representative from Florida’s 25th District, Republican

Rivera, a Republican, was the representative for Florida's 25th congressional district from 2011 to 2012.

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Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rivera sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Immigration (100%)

Recent Bills

Some of Rivera’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Rivera’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
Nay H.R. 2362 (112th): Indian Tribal Trade and Investment Demonstration Project Act of 2011
Jul 23, 2012. Failed 222/160.
Yea H.R. 5972 (112th): Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
Jun 29, 2012. Passed 261/163.
No H.R. 4970 (112th): Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012
May 16, 2012. Passed 222/205.
No H.R. 3408 (112th): PIONEERS Act
Feb 16, 2012. Passed 237/187.
Aye S. 365 (112th): Budget Control Act of 2011
Aug 1, 2011. Passed 269/161.
The Budget Control Act of 2011 (Pub.L. 112–25, S. 365, 125 Stat. 240, enacted August 2, 2011) is a federal statute in the United States that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on August 2, 2011. The Act brought conclusion to the United ...
Aye H.J.Res. 68 (112th): Authorizing the limited use of the United States Armed Forces in support of the NATO mission in ...
Jun 24, 2011. Failed 123/295.
Aye 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 ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Jan 2013, Rivera missed 30 of 1,606 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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