Read our 2016 Report Card for Beatty.
Our unique analysis of the bills Beatty has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Beatty is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Joyce Beatty sits on the following committees:
Beatty sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (23%) Health (17%) Finance and Financial Sector (15%) Education (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Housing and Community Development (10%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (8%) Labor and Employment (6%)
Some of Beatty’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3334: Maya Angelou Congressional Gold Medal Act
- H.R. 3304: Human Trafficking Accountability Act
- H.R. 3119: 21st Century STEM for Girls and Underrepresented Minorities Act
- H.Res. 337: Expressing support for designation of May as Stroke Awareness Month.
- H.R. 2360: Concussion Awareness and Education Act of 2017
- H.R. 2262: Free Credit Score Act of 2017
- H.R. 1993: Homeless Veterans Legal Services Act
|Beatty’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 2213: Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act of 2017
Jun 7, 2017. Passed 282/137.
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 ...
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
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. 636: America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015
Feb 13, 2015. Passed 272/142.
This was a vote to pass H.R. 636 when it was the America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015. The bill subsequently became the vehicle for passage of an unrelated matter.
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. 3309 (113th): Innovation Act
Dec 5, 2013. Passed 325/91.
H.R. 2218 (113th): Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013
Jul 25, 2013. Passed 265/155.
From Jan 2013 to Oct 2017, Beatty missed 66 of 3,097 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 8 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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