Read our 2016 Report Card for Heck.
Our unique analysis of the bills Heck sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2016. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Heck is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Heck was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 3969: To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Laughlin, Nevada, as the “Master Chief Petty Officer Jesse Dean VA Clinic”.
- H.R. 697 (113th): Three Kids Mine Remediation and Reclamation Act
- H.R. 258 (113th): Stolen Valor Act of 2013
- H.R. 470 (112th): Hoover Power Allocation Act of 2011
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Heck sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (24%) Health (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (16%) Education (11%) Immigration (11%) Housing and Community Development (8%) Taxation (8%) Labor and Employment (8%)
Some of Heck’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6049: Protection from Insurance Exchange Monopolies Act
- H.R. 5528: Simplifying the Application for Student Aid Act
- H.R. 5529: Accessing Higher Education Opportunities Act
- H.R. 5295: Safeguarding Economic Needs Important to Our Retirees through Creating an Ongoing Living Adjustment ...
- H.R. 5152: Career and Technical Education Equity Act
- H.R. 4670: Mojave National Preserve Boundary Adjustment Act of 2016
- H.R. 3969: To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Laughlin, Nevada, ...
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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.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 325 (113th): No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013
Jan 23, 2013. Passed 285/144.
H.R. 6190 (112th): Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012
Dec 12, 2012. Failed 229/182.
H.R. 5325 (112th): Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
Jun 6, 2012. Passed 255/165.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Heck missed 75 of 4,135 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is on par with 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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