Read our 2014 Report Card for Hastings.
Our unique analysis of the bills Hastings sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hastings is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hastings was the primary sponsor of 7 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 1158 (113th): North Cascades National Park Service Complex Fish Stocking Act
- H.R. 527 (113th): Helium Stewardship Act of 2013
- H.R. 2245 (110th): To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Wenatchee, Washington, as the Elwood “Bud” Link Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic.
- H.R. 3971 (107th): To provide for an independent investigation of Forest Service firefighter deaths that are caused by wildfire entrapment or burnover.
- H.R. 3986 (106th): To provide for a study of the engineering feasibility of a water exchange in lieu of electrification of the Chandler Pumping Plant at Prosser Diversion Dam, Washington.
- H.R. 412 (105th): Oroville-Tonasket Claims Settlement and Conveyance Act
- H.R. 1014 (104th): To authorize extension of time limitation for a FERC-issued hydroelectric license.
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.
Hastings sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Hastings’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5476 (113th): Cabin Fee Act of 2014
- H.R. 5412 (113th): Bureau of Reclamation Surface Water Storage Streamlining Act
- H.R. 4899 (113th): Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014
- H.R. 4873 (113th): Cabin Fee Act of 2014
- H.R. 4742 (113th): Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act
- H.R. 4315 (113th): Endangered Species Transparency and Reasonableness Act
- H.R. 3981 (113th): Accelerated Revenue, Repayment, and Surface Water Storage Enhancement Act
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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. 933 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
Mar 21, 2013. Passed 318/109.
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 ...
H.R. 1622 (111th): To provide for a program of research, development, and demonstration on natural gas vehicles.
Jul 21, 2009. Passed 393/35.
H.R. 2638 (110th): Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009
Sep 24, 2008. Passed 370/58.
H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.
From Jan 1995 to Dec 2014, Hastings missed 416 of 13,509 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. ProPublica has tracked 8 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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