Read our 2016 Report Card for Fischer.
Our unique analysis of the bills Fischer has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Fischer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Deb Fischer sits on the following committees:
- Senate Committee on Armed Services
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet
- Member, Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security
- Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
- Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Fischer was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:
- S. 3364: CHIP IN for Vets Act of 2016
- S. 2276: PIPES Act of 2016
- S. 1115: GONE Act
- S. 1359: E-Warranty Act of 2015
- S. 301: Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act
- S. 2583 (113th): E-LABEL 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.
Fischer sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (21%) Transportation and Public Works (19%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Commerce (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Health (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%)
Some of Fischer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S.Res. 12: A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that clean water is a ...
- S. 105: A bill to amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to transition ...
- S. 88: A bill to ensure appropriate spectrum planning and interagency coordination to support the ...
- S. 3534: A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to permit the Secretary ...
- S. 3364: CHIP IN for Vets Act of 2016
- S.Res. 557: A resolution designating September 2016 as “School Bus Safety Month”.
- S. 3253: FARM Act
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|Fischer’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed 72/26.
H.R. 2028: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
May 12, 2016. Bill Passed 90/8.
H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Conference Report Agreed to 83/16.
H.R 22, formerly the Hire More Heroes Act, has become the Senate’s vehicle for passage of the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act or DRIVE Act (S. 1647). The DRIVE Act is a major bipartisan transportation bill that would authorize funding ...
H.R. 5771 (113th): Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014
Dec 16, 2014. Bill Passed 76/16.
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 18, 2014. Joint Resolution Passed 78/22.
On the Nomination PN509: Katherine Archuleta, of Colorado, to be Director of the Office of Personnel Management for a term of four years
Oct 30, 2013. Nomination Confirmed 62/35.
On the Nomination PN135: Sarah Jewell, of Washington, to be Secretary of the Interior
Apr 10, 2013. Nomination Confirmed 87/11.
On the Nomination PN5: Patty Shwartz, of New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit
Apr 9, 2013. Nomination Confirmed 64/34.
From Jan 2013 to Jan 2017, Fischer missed 0 of 1,186 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. This is better than the median of 1.5% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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