Read our 2016 Report Card for Ros-Lehtinen.
Our unique analysis of the bills Ros-Lehtinen has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Ros-Lehtinen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Foreign Affairs
House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of Defense Intelligence and Overhead Architecture
- Member, Subcommittee on National Security Agency and Cybersecurity
Ros-Lehtinen was the primary sponsor of 16 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 907: United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015
- H.R. 5030 (113th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13500 SW 250 Street in Princeton, Florida, as the “Corporal Christian A. Guzman Rivera Post ...
- H.R. 4240 (112th): Ambassador James R. Lilley and Congressman Stephen J. Solarz North Korea Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2012
- H.R. 1905 (112th): Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012
- H.R. 2913 (111th): To designate the United States courthouse located at 301 Simonton Street in Key West, Florida, as the “Sidney M. Aronovitz United States Courthouse”.
- H.R. 838 (111th): Miami Dade College Land Conveyance Act
- H.R. 2014 (111th): To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Women Airforce Service Pilots (”WASP”).
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.
Ros-Lehtinen sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Ros-Lehtinen’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 181: Directing the Secretary of the Senate to make a certain correction in the ...
- H.R. 6279: Holocaust Insurance Accountability Act of 2016
- H.R. 6209: To reauthorize the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004, and for other ...
- H.R. 5771: Conserving Our Reefs and Livelihoods Act of 2016
- H.Res. 827: Condemning the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub, honoring the memory of ...
- H.R. 5708: Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2016
- H.Res. 729: Expressing support for the expeditious consideration and finalization of a new, robust, and ...
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|Ros-Lehtinen’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 ...
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. 989 (111th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should adopt national policies and ...
Jun 9, 2010. Failed 241/170.
H.R. 2918 (111th): Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2010
Jun 19, 2009. Passed 232/178.
H.R. 1575 (111th): End Government Reimbursement of Excessive Executive Disbursements (End GREED) Act
Apr 1, 2009. Failed 223/196.
H.R. 3355 (110th): Homeowners’ Defense Act of 2007
Nov 8, 2007. Passed 258/155.
From May 1989 to Jan 2017, Ros-Lehtinen missed 839 of 17,646 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 5 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GPO Member Guide for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills