Read our 2016 Report Card for Langevin.
Our unique analysis of the bills Langevin 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). Langevin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
James “Jim” Langevin sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
House Committee on Homeland Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies
Langevin was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 3601: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7715 Post Road, North Kingstown, Rhode Island, as the “Melvoid J. Benson Post Office Building”.
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.
Langevin sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (23%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Education (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Health (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%)
Some of Langevin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6408: Building Efficiently Act of 2016
- H.R. 6058: Offshore WIND Act
- H.R. 5843: United States-Israel Cybersecurity Cooperation Enhancement Act of 2016
- H.R. 5364: All Kids Matter Act
- H.Res. 727: Supporting the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity.
- H.R. 4911: Drone Operator Safety Act
- H.R. 4356: Crackdown on Deadbeat Gun Dealers Act of 2016
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|Langevin’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed 247/178.
The Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (IAA), H.R. 2596, was passed by the House on June 16. The IAA would authorize funding for intelligence-related agencies such as the Central Intelligence Agency, National Security Agency, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It was passed ...
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. 6621 (112th): To correct and improve certain provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act and title 35, United States ...
Dec 18, 2012. Passed 308/89.
H.R. 3523 (112th): Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
Apr 26, 2012. Passed 248/168.
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. 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 2001 to Jan 2017, Langevin missed 178 of 11,158 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 31 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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