Our unique analysis of the bills Chu 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). Chu is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Chu for more statistics.
Judy Chu sits on the following committees:
House Committee on the Judiciary
- Member, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
- Member, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
- House Committee on Small Business
Chu sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Education (26%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Health (11%) Commerce (9%) Water Resources Development (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%) Immigration (6%)
Some of Chu’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 757: Recognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in May as an important ...
- H.R. 5234: Stop Mental Health Stigma in Our Communities Act
- H.R. 5060: Harry Lew Military Hazing Accountability and Prevention Act
- H.R. 4761: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 61 ...
- H.R. 4329: Transparency in Small Business Goaling Act of 2016
- H.R. 4223: POST GRAD Act
- H.R. 4098: Minority-Serving Institution Fairness Act
View All » (including bills from previous years)
|Chu’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.Res. 507: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 22) to amend the Internal Revenue Code ...
Nov 3, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jul 2009 to Dec 2016, Chu missed 170 of 5,219 roll call votes, which is 3.3%. This is worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 52 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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