Renacci, a Republican, is the representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 5, 2011. Renacci is next up for reelection in 2018.
Read our 2016 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.
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James Renacci sits on the following committees:
Renacci was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
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 about one third or more 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 (33%) Health (23%) Finance and Financial Sector (15%) Labor and Employment (10%) Government Operations and Politics (5%) Social Welfare (5%) Armed Forces and National Security (5%) Economics and Public Finance (5%)
Some of Renacci’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4312: Fallen Warrior Battlefield Cross Memorial Act
- H.R. 4234: Preparing Homeless Youth for Education and Employment Act
- H.R. 4233: Improper Tax Payments Reduction Act of 2017
- H.R. 3956: STARS Act
- H.R. 3933: Veterans Health Nurse Recruitment and Retention Act of 2017
- H.Res. 530: Supporting initiatives by President Trump to create a new age of American prosperity ...
- H.R. 3508: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a small ...
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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. 6: 21st Century Cures Act
Jul 10, 2015. Passed 344/77.
The 21st Century Cures Act is a bipartisan bill that would reform the current standards and appropriations for biomedical research, provide $1.75 billion annually for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and $110 million for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This funding would end ...
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 Dec 2017, Renacci missed 112 of 4,819 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 12 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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