Rep. Josh Gottheimer

Representative from New Jersey’s 5th District, Democrat

Gottheimer, a Democrat, is the representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district and has served since Jan 3, 2017 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Committee Membership

Josh Gottheimer sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Gottheimer’s Vote Vote Description
Nay S.J.Res. 34: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating ...
Mar 28, 2017. Passed 215/205.
A Republican bill would block a regulation of President Obama’s that they see as executive overreach, but privacy advocates claim it could allow companies to sell your private Internet and search history. Who’s right? #### The context and what the bill does The Federal Trade ...
Yea H.R. 1301: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017
Mar 8, 2017. Passed 371/48.
H.R. 1301 reflects the final, bicameral agreement on fiscal year 2017 Department of Defense spending. If enacted, H.R. 1301 would result in discretionary budget authority of $577.9 billion. The agreement includes savings of $1.155 billion from lower-than-expected fuel costs, $157 million due to favorable economic ...
Aye H.R. 1004: Regulatory Integrity Act of 2017
Mar 2, 2017. Passed 246/176.
Aye H.R. 998: SCRUB Act
Mar 1, 2017. Passed 240/185.
Yea 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.
Yea H.R. 428: Red River Gradient Boundary Survey Act
Feb 14, 2017. Passed 250/171.
H.R. 428 requires the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to survey the gradient boundary along the Red River in Oklahoma and Texas. Specifically, the bill: - Requires the Secretary of the Interior to commission a survey of the entire 116-mile segment of contested land along ...
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 ...
Yea H.R. 39: TALENT Act of 2017
Jan 11, 2017. Passed 386/17.
The last bill President Obama signed was H.R. 39, the Tested Ability to Leverage Exceptional National Talent Act, or the TALENT Act. It is now Public Law 115–1. ##### What the law does President Obama launched the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program in 2012, to recruit ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Apr 2017, Gottheimer missed 0 of 221 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. 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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