Read our 2016 Report Card for Matsui.
Our unique analysis of the bills Matsui has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Matsui is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Doris Matsui sits on the following committees:
Matsui was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2293 (113th): Flood Control Credit Act of 2013
- H.R. 2520 (112th): Spectrum for Innovation Act of 2011
- H.R. 3360 (111th): Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010
- H.R. 4805 (111th): Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products Act
- H.J.Res. 24 (111th): Providing for the appointment of David M. Rubenstein as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
- H.J.Res. 65 (110th): Providing for the appointment of John W. McCarter as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
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.
Matsui sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Water Resources Development (27%) Science, Technology, Communications (22%) Health (17%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%) Energy (5%) Commerce (5%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (5%)
Some of Matsui’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4569 (114th): Extend Excellence in Mental Health Act of 2016
- H.R. 4190 (114th): Spectrum Challenge Prize Act of 2015
- H.R. 3142 (114th): Cruise Passenger Protection Act
- H.R. 2993 (114th): Water Recycling Acceleration Act of 2015
- H.R. 2690 (114th): Including Families in Mental Health Recovery Act of 2015
- H.R. 2638 (114th): Broadband Adoption Act of 2015
- H.R. 2071 (114th): Safe Streets Act of 2015
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|Matsui’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
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.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 1765 (113th): Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013
Apr 26, 2013. Passed 361/41.
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
H.R. 5325 (112th): Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
Jun 6, 2012. Passed 255/165.
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 Mar 2005 to Feb 2017, Matsui missed 87 of 8,916 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 7 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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