Our unique analysis of the bills Chaffetz 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). Chaffetz is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Chaffetz for more statistics.
Jason Chaffetz sits on the following committees:
- Chairman, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
House Committee on the Judiciary
- Member, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
- Member, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
Chaffetz sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (26%) Crime and Law Enforcement (19%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (15%) Taxation (11%) International Affairs (9%) Immigration (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%) Economics and Public Finance (6%)
Some of Chaffetz’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5790: To provide adequate protections for whistleblowers at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
- H.R. 5751: To provide that any State whose wildlife agency has determined that a portion ...
- H.R. 5758: To maximize land management efficiencies, promote land conservation, generate education funding, and for ...
- H.R. 5714: Postal Service Reform Act of 2016
- H.R. 5718: Central Wasatch National Conservation and Recreation Area Act
- H.Res. 737: Condemning and censuring John A. Koskinen, the Commissioner of Internal Revenue.
- H.R. 4901: SOAR Reauthorization Act
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From Jan 2009 to Jul 2016, Chaffetz missed 198 of 5,646 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 4 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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