Smith 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 ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Smith has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Dec 2, 2022. See full analysis methodology.
Jason Smith sits on the following committees:
Smith was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
Does 1 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
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).
Smith sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
Smith recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 8910: Behavioral Health Integration Awareness Act of 2022
- H.R. 8515: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow for the …
- H.Res. 1246: Of inquiry directing the Secretary of the Treasury to provide certain documents in …
- H.R. 6505: Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act of 2022
- H.R. 6199: Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act
- H.R. 6144: Removing Waste and Protecting Medicare Act
- H.R. 4923: Love America Act of 2021
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jun 2013 to Dec 2022, Smith missed 73 of 5,428 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. 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.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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