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Rep. Jimmy Panetta

Representative for California’s 20th District

pronounced JIM-ee // puh-NE-tuh

Panetta is the representative for California’s 20th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2017. Panetta is next up for reelection in 2018.

Photo of Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA20]


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Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100% NIAC Action: A FreedomWorks: 10% Americans for Prosperity: 0% NumbersUSA: 0%

Committee Membership

Jimmy Panetta sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Panetta’s Vote Vote Description
Yea S. 139: Rapid DNA Act of 2017
Jan 11, 2018. Passed 256/164.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017. The bill would extend so-called "section 702" government surveillance under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The bill was originally introduced and passed the Senate in 2017 as the Rapid DNA ...
Yea H.R. 4667: Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, ...
Dec 21, 2017. Passed 251/169.
Yea H.R. 1638: Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act
Dec 13, 2017. Passed 289/135.
H.R. 1638 requires the Department of Treasury to provide a report to help further efforts to prevent the financing of terrorism, money laundering, or related illicit finance and to help clarify for financial institutions and legitimate businesses ways they can comply with remaining sanctions. The ...
Aye H.R. 3043: Hydropower Policy Modernization Act of 2017
Nov 8, 2017. Passed 257/166.
H.R. 3043 modernizes the regulatory permitting process and encourages the expansion of hydropower generation by improving administrative efficiency, accountability, and transparency; promotes new hydropower infrastructure; requires balanced and timely decision making; and reduces duplicative oversight. Specifically, the legislation establishes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as ...
Nay 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 ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Mar 2018, Panetta missed 1 of 824 roll call votes, which is 0.1%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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