Read our 2016 Report Card for Palmer.
Our unique analysis of the bills Palmer 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). Palmer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Gary Palmer sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
- House Committee on the Budget
- House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
Palmer sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Palmer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2660: APPEAL Act
- H.R. 850: Agency Accountability Act of 2017
- H.R. 637: Stopping EPA Overreach Act of 2017
- H.R. 5499 (114th): Agency Accountability Act of 2016
- H.R. 4361 (114th): Government Reform and Improvement Act of 2016
- H.R. 3880 (114th): Stopping EPA Overreach Act of 2015
- H.R. 2652 (114th): Protecting Patients and Physicians Against Coding Act of 2015
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H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
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.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 ...
From Jan 2015 to Jul 2017, Palmer missed 17 of 1,763 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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