Our unique analysis of the bills Banks 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). Banks is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Jim Banks sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
- House Committee on Armed Services
- House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Banks 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).
Banks sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Banks’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3694: Future of the Nunn-Lugar Program Act of 2017
- H.R. 3656: To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a consistent eligibility ...
- H.R. 2918: Patients First Act of 2017
- H.R. 2522: Eliminate EPA Excess Act of 2017
- H.R. 1990: To amend title 23, United States Code, to allow food concessions at State-owned ...
- H.R. 1921: Head Start Improvement Act of 2017
- H.J.Res. 89: Authorization for Use of Military Force Against al-Qaeda, the Taliban, and the Islamic ...
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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.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
Apr 26, 2017. Passed 378/48.
This bill would change the appointment process for the head of the U.S. Copyright Office, known as the Register of Copyrights. Currently the Register of Copyrights is hired by the Librarian of Congress (who is the head of the Library of Congress). This bill would ...
H.R. 863: To facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2017. Passed 369/42.
From Jan 2017 to Sep 2017, Banks missed 2 of 529 roll call votes, which is 0.4%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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