Hayes is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Hayes has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to May 20, 2022. See full analysis methodology.
Jahana Hayes sits on the following committees:
Hayes was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
Does 2 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
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 at least about half 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).
Hayes sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
Hayes recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 7791: Access to Baby Formula Act of 2022
- H.R. 7784: Supporting Trauma-Informed Education Practices Act of 2022
- H.Res. 1063: Supporting the designation of the week of April 25 through April 29, 2022, …
- H.R. 7551: Housatonic Wild and Scenic River Act of 2022
- H.R. 7512: Protecting Patients from Deceptive Health Plans Act
- H.R. 7381: YouthBuild for the Future Act
- H.R. 7272: Feed Hungry Veterans Act of 2022
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 2019 to May 2022, Hayes missed 41 of 1,635 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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