Miller, a Republican, was the representative for California's 31st congressional district from 2013 to 2014.
He was previously the representative for California's 42nd congressional district (2003-2012); and the representative for California's 41st congressional district (1999-2002).
Read our 2014 Report Card for Miller.
Miller is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Miller sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Miller was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2072 (112th): Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012
- H.R. 5125 (107th): Civil War Battlefield Preservation Act of 2002
- H.R. 3189 (106th): To designate the United States post office located at 14071 Peyton Drive in Chino Hills, California, as the “Joseph Ileto Post Office”.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Miller sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Miller’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5310 (113th): Protecting Independence in the Education of Loan Originators Act of 2014
- H.R. 4510 (113th): Insurance Capital Standards Clarification Act of 2014
- H.R. 4208 (113th): Stabilizing FHA Loan Limit Calculations Act of 2014
- H.R. 2572 (113th): Regulatory Relief for Credit Unions Act of 2013
- H.R. 2211 (113th): Accuracy in Reporting Medical Debt Act of 2013
- H.R. 2140 (113th): Insurance Capital and Accounting Standards Act of 2013
- H.R. 1296 (113th): Flood Control Facility Maintenance Clarification Act
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H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
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H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 2642 (113th): Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
Jan 29, 2014. Passed 251/166.
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.
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S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
H.R. 2965 (111th): Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act of 2010
Jul 8, 2009. Passed 386/41.
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H.Res. 1284 (110th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the House amendments to the Senate amendment to the ...
Jun 19, 2008. Passed 342/83.
H.R. 5819 (110th): SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act
Apr 23, 2008. Passed 368/43.
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 1999 to Dec 2014, Miller missed 1,118 of 10,976 roll call votes, which is 10.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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