Read our 2017 Report Card for Renacci.
Renacci 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 Renacci has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
James Renacci sits on the following committees:
Renacci was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 3856 (114th): Information Reporting Simplification Act of 2015
- H.R. 2821 (114th): Partnership Audit Simplification Act of 2015
- H.R. 289 (114th): Better Efficiency and Administrative Simplification Act of 2015
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).
Renacci sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (36%) Health (25%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Labor and Employment (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (5%) Education (5%) Government Operations and Politics (5%) Social Welfare (5%)
Some of Renacci’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5715: Strengthening Partnerships to Prevent Opioid Abuse Act
- H.R. 5439: To provide for a single point of contact at the Internal Revenue Service ...
- H.R. 5377: Creating An Online Platform For Instant 1099 Submissions Act
- H.R. 5376: Protecting Taxpayer Confidentiality Through Safeguards Act
- H.Res. 683: Recognizing January 2018 as “National Mentoring Month”, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 4701: CARES Act of 2017
- H.R. 4312: Fallen Warrior Battlefield Cross Memorial Act
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H.R. 1892: Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018; Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018; SUSTAIN Care Act of 2018; Honoring Hometown Heroes Act
Feb 9, 2018. Passed 240/186.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of funding for the federal government through March 23, 2018, to avert a government shutdown that would have occurred on February 9, 2018 had this bill not been enacted. The bill was introduced as the Honoring Hometown Heroes ...
H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Passed 342/85.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
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.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.Con.Res. 105 (113th): Prohibiting the President from deploying or maintaining United States Armed Forces in a sustained combat role in ...
Jul 25, 2014. Passed 370/40.
H.R. 1022 (112th): Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act
Jan 25, 2012. Passed 338/70.
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. 316 (112th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2021) to amend the Clean Air Act regarding air pollution ...
Jun 22, 2011. Passed 239/186.
From Jan 2011 to Sep 2018, Renacci missed 163 of 5,244 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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