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 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.
Green sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (29%) Health (29%) Labor and Employment (15%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Taxation (5%) Government Operations and Politics (5%) Social Welfare (5%) Private Legislation (5%)
Some of Green’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 65: Every Vote Counts Amendment
- H.R. 262: Buffalo Bayou National Heritage Area Act
- H.R. 156: Labor Relations First Contract Negotiations Act of 2017
- H.R. 155: Worksite Reporting Act
- H.J.Res. 102 (114th): Every Vote Counts Amendment
- H.R. 4604 (114th): United States Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act of 2016
- H.R. 4588 (114th): Incentivizing Medicaid Expansion Act of 2016
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|Green’s Vote||Vote Description|
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. 6190 (112th): Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012
Dec 12, 2012. Failed 229/182.
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.
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 Feb 2017, Green missed 648 of 16,059 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.1% 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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