Fleming was the representative for Louisiana’s 4th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2009 to 2016.
Read our 2016 Report Card for Fleming.
Fleming is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2016 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Fleming sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Fleming was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 5011 (114th): To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 300 Fannin Street in Shreveport, Louisiana, as the “Tom Stagg Federal Building and United States Courthouse”.
- H.R. 5069 (113th): Federal Duck Stamp Act of 2014
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).
Fleming sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (19%) Taxation (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (16%) Environmental Protection (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Animals (6%) Immigration (6%)
Some of Fleming’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6247 (114th): To provide for stability of title to certain lands in the State ...
- H.R. 6074 (114th): Stop Taxpayer Obamacare Payouts “STOP” Act of 2016
- H.Res. 828 (114th): Impeaching John Andrew Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, for high ...
- H.Res. 798 (114th): Affirming the votes of the eight countries including the United States opposing ...
- H.R. 5011 (114th): To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 300 ...
- H.R. 4828 (114th): Conscience Protection Act of 2016
- H.R. 4037 (114th): Keeping Oil and Natural Gas Flowing for Consumers Act
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H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.R. 4681 (113th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Dec 10, 2014. Passed 325/100.
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
H.R. 5972 (112th): Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
Jun 29, 2012. Passed 261/163.
S. 365 (112th): Budget Control Act of 2011
Aug 1, 2011. Passed 269/161.
The Budget Control Act of 2011 (Pub.L. 112–25, S. 365, 125 Stat. 240, enacted August 2, 2011) is a federal statute in the United States that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on August 2, 2011. The Act brought conclusion to the United ...
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
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S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
From Jan 2009 to Dec 2016, Fleming missed 51 of 5,790 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2016. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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