Read our 2016 Report Card for Schweikert.
Our unique analysis of the bills Schweikert 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). Schweikert is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
David Schweikert sits on the following committees:
Schweikert was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 1070 (112th): Small Company Capital Formation Act of 2011
- H.R. 2167 (112th): Private Company Flexibility and Growth Act
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.
Schweikert sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Economics and Public Finance (30%) International Affairs (19%) Finance and Financial Sector (16%) Taxation (8%) Housing and Community Development (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Health (5%) Transportation and Public Works (5%)
Some of Schweikert’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5919 (114th): Preserving and Reforming SSDI (PAR-SSDI) Act of 2016
- H.R. 5918 (114th): To establish requirements for participants in the peer-to-peer economy to be considered ...
- H.R. 5744 (114th): NextGen Flight Path Review and Notification Act of 2016
- H.R. 5568 (114th): Combatting Terrorism in Tunisia Emergency Support Act of 2016
- H.R. 4547 (114th): Build the Fence Act of 2016
- H.R. 4496 (114th): FUNDS Act
- H.R. 4348 (114th): DC Personal Protection Reciprocity Act
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|Schweikert’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
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.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.R. 4681 (113th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Dec 10, 2014. Passed 325/100.
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. 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 ...
From Jan 2011 to Feb 2017, Schweikert missed 57 of 4,234 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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