Read our 2016 Report Card for Collins.
Our unique analysis of the bills Collins 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). Collins is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Doug Collins sits on the following committees:
Collins was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 4618 (114th): To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 121 Spring Street SE in Gainesville, Georgia, as the “Sidney Oslin Smith, Jr. Federal Building and ...
- H.R. 2137 (114th): Federal Law Enforcement Self-Defense and Protection Act of 2015
- H.R. 1854 (114th): Comprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act of 2015
- H.R. 4224 (114th): To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 121 Spring Street SE in Gainesville, Georgia, as the “Sidney Olsin Smith, Jr. Federal Building and ...
- H.R. 3326 (114th): Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015
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.
Collins sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (28%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Health (13%) Taxation (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%) Commerce (6%) Immigration (6%)
Some of Collins’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1137: To amend the Arms Export Control Act to provide that certain firearms listed ...
- H.R. 1033: Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act
- H.R. 907: Newborn Care Improvement Act
- H.R. 819: Tax Credit Accountability Act of 2017
- H.R. 469: Sunshine for Regulations and Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2017
- H.Res. 36: Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives.
- H.Res. 37: Providing for the attendance of the House at the Inaugural Ceremonies of the ...
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S. 1252: Global Food Security Act of 2016
Jul 6, 2016. Passed 369/53.
The Global Food Security Act of 2016 (Pub.L. 114–195), is a law introduced on March 24, 2015 in the 114th Congress by Representative Christopher Henry "Chris" Smith (New Jersey-R) and on May 7, 2015 by Senator Robert Patrick "Bob" Casey Jr. (Pennsylvania-D), and signed by ...
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. 5021 (113th): Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014
Jul 15, 2014. Passed 367/55.
From Jan 2013 to Feb 2017, Collins missed 74 of 2,628 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 31 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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