Read our 2018 Report Card for Langevin.
Langevin 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 liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Langevin has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Apr 22, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
James “Jim” Langevin sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Armed Services
- Chair, Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities
- Member, Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces
- Member, Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces
House Committee on Homeland Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation
- Member, Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism
Langevin was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 439: National FFA Organization’s Federal Charter Amendments Act
- H.R. 319: Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Wild and Scenic River Act
- H.R. 6715 (115th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 20 Ferry Road in Saunderstown, Rhode Island, as the “Captain Matthew J. August Post Office”.
- H.R. 3601 (114th): 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”.
- H.R. 1631 (114th): Enhancing the Stature and Visibility of Medical Rehabilitation Research at NIH Act
- H.R. 1469 (114th): Enhancing the Stature and Visibility of Medical Rehabilitation Research at NIH Act
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).
Langevin sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (19%) Health (19%) Education (12%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Taxation (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Families (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%)
Some of Langevin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2180: Domenic and Ed’s Law
- H.R. 2035: Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2019
- H.R. 1592: Cybersecurity Skills Integration Act
- H.R. 1549: Air Carrier Access Amendments Act of 2019
- H.R. 1389: Safe Home Act of 2019
- H.R. 1153: Reaching English Learners Act
- H.Res. 119: Supporting the goals and ideals of Career and Technical Education Month.
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H.R. 6157: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019
Sep 26, 2018. Passed 361/61.
H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion for the Department of Defense base budget, which is an increase of $17.1 billion above FY18 levels, and $68.1 billion ...
H.R. 2851: SITSA Act
Jun 15, 2018. Passed 239/142.
More than 20,000 Americans died from synthetic drug overdoses in 2016. That represents 31 percent of all drug overdose deaths, a surging percentage in recent years — more than double the number from 2015. A bill called the Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic ...
H.R. 195: Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018
Jan 22, 2018. Passed 266/150.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of continuing appropriations which re-opened the federal government after a three-day shut-down. The bill: * extended funding for government programs at levels similar to existing funding through Feb. 8, 2018 * extended the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) ...
H.R. 4667: Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, ...
Dec 21, 2017. Passed 251/169.
H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
H.J.Res. 43: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating ...
Feb 16, 2017. Passed 230/188.
Joe Biden never got the opportunity to break a single 50-50 Senate tie in eight years as vice president. Mike Pence has already broken two. One from last month has since become law: a measure allowing states to withhold federal Planned Parenthood funding. (The other ...
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.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
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 legislative change to the U.S. patent system since the ...
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 Apr 2019, Langevin missed 198 of 12,474 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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