Read our 2016 Report Card for Beyer.
Our unique analysis of the bills Beyer 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). Beyer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Donald Beyer sits on the following committees:
Beyer was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 4665: Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act of 2016
- H.R. 1162: Science Prize Competitions 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.
Beyer sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Beyer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6448: Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2016
- H.R. 6346: NO HATE Act of 2016
- H.Res. 881: Recognizing the 55th anniversary of the Fulbright-Hays Programs.
- H.R. 5817: Atlantic Seismic Airgun Protection Act
- H.R. 5207: Freedom of Religion Act of 2016
- H.R. 4999: Promoting Value Based Defense Procurement Act
- H.R. 4905: ATF Enforcement Act
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|Beyer’s Vote||Vote Description|
S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
H.Res. 937: Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (S. 2943) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2017 for military activities of the Department ...
Dec 1, 2016. Passed 277/139.
H.R. 511: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
Nov 17, 2015. Passed 249/177.
H.R. 308: Keep the Promise Act of 2015
Nov 16, 2015. Failed 263/146.
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 ...
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed 203/224.
From Jan 2015 to Jan 2017, Beyer missed 55 of 1,384 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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