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Rep. Jimmy Panetta

Representative from California’s 20th District, Democrat

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

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Photo of Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA20]

Analysis

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

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

Committee Membership

Jimmy Panetta sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Some of Panetta’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Panetta’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 2792: Control Unlawful Fugitive Felons Act of 2017
Sep 28, 2017. Passed 244/171.
Should somebody lose their taxpayer-supported benefits if they have an outstanding warrant --- even if they haven't actually been convicted of the crime? The Control Unlawful Fugitive Felons Act (CUFF), which passed the House in September, would do just that. ### What the bill does ...
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 ...
Yea H.R. 115: Thin Blue Line Act
May 18, 2017. Passed 271/143.
Shootings of police officers have been on the rise recently. Law enforcement fatalities caused by firearms increased 56 percent last year, to their highest level in the past five years. And so far this year, they’re up another 9 percent. A new bill called the ...
Yea 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 ...
Aye S. 84: A bill to provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty ...
Jan 13, 2017. Passed 268/151.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis, appointed on President Trump's first day in office, was a four-star Marine general. Mattis’s recent service upends the traditional separation where the Defense Secretary — the official in charge of the Pentagon and most of the American military — is ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Oct 2017, Panetta missed 1 of 568 roll call votes, which is 0.2%. 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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Primary Sources

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