Read our 2016 Report Card for Johnson.
Our unique analysis of the bills Johnson 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). Johnson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr. sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
- House Committee on the Judiciary
Johnson was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 3274: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4567 Rockbridge Road in Pine Lake, Georgia, as the “Francis Manuel Ortega Post Office”.
- H.R. 368 (112th): Removal Clarification Act of 2011
- H.R. 5330 (111th): To amend the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act of 2004 to extend the operation of such Act, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 2675 (111th): Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act of 2004 Extension Act
- H.R. 1626 (111th): Statutory Time-Periods Technical Amendments Act of 2009
- H.R. 4203 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3035 Stone Mountain Street in Lithonia, Georgia, as the “Specialist Jamaal RaShard Addison Post Office ...
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.
Johnson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (16%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Transportation and Public Works (13%) Commerce (13%) Law (9%) Taxation (6%)
Some of Johnson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6164: Inclusive Campuses Act
- H.R. 6072: Election Integrity Act of 2016
- H.R. 6073: Election Infrastructure and Security Promotion Act of 2016
- H.R. 5474: Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act
- H.R. 5131: VOTE Act of 2016
- H.R. 4899: Restoring Statutory Rights and Interests of the States Act of 2016
- H.R. 4827: Coal Ash Landfill Safety Act
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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 ...
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. 10 (113th): Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act
May 9, 2014. Passed 360/45.
H.R. 2362 (112th): Indian Tribal Trade and Investment Demonstration Project Act of 2011
Jul 23, 2012. Failed 222/160.
H.R. 2218 (112th): Empowering Parents through Quality Charter Schools Act
Sep 13, 2011. Passed 365/54.
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.R. 1363 (112th): Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Amendments, 2011
Apr 9, 2011. Passed 348/70.
From Jan 2007 to Jan 2017, Johnson missed 356 of 7,725 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 25 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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