Read our 2016 Report Card for Green.
Our unique analysis of the bills Green 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). Green is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Gene Green sits on the following committees:
Green was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 1532 (110th): Comprehensive Tuberculosis Elimination Act of 2008
- H.R. 1343 (110th): Health Care Safety Net Act of 2008
- H.R. 727 (110th): Trauma Care Systems Planning and Development Act of 2007
- H.R. 584 (110th): To designate the Federal building located at 400 Maryland Avenue Southwest in the District of Columbia as the ‘Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building’.
- H.R. 1776 (107th): Buffalo Bayou National Heritage Area Study Act
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).
Green sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (45%) Labor and Employment (18%) Private Legislation (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Transportation and Public Works (6%) Government Operations and Politics (6%) Social Welfare (6%)
Some of Green’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2869: For the relief of Enrique Soriano and Areli Soriano.
- H.R. 2688: Incentivizing Medicaid Expansion Act of 2017
- H.R. 2628: Stabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act
- H.R. 2286: Domestic Maritime Centers of Excellence Act of 2017
- H.R. 2202: Chiropractic Membership in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Act of 2017
- H.J.Res. 65: Every Vote Counts Amendment
- H.R. 262: Buffalo Bayou National Heritage Area Act
|Green’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 5303: Water Resources Development Act of 2016
Sep 28, 2016. Passed 399/25.
H.R. 3461: To approve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, signed at Vienna on July 14, 2015, relating to the ...
Sep 11, 2015. Failed 162/269.
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. 622: State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015
Apr 16, 2015. Passed 272/152.
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. 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 ...
H.Res. 317 (111th): Recognizing the region from Manhattan, Kansas, to Columbia, Missouri, as the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor, and ...
Sep 15, 2009. Passed 312/108.
H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
From Jan 1993 to Sep 2017, Green missed 654 of 16,489 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 151 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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