Read our 2017 Report Card for Rice.
Rice is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives 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 Rice has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Kathleen Rice sits on the following committees:
Rice was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2805: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2017
- H.R. 5770 (114th): Department of Veterans Affairs Dental Insurance Reauthorization Act of 2016
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).
Rice sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Rice’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 1043: Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to prohibit with limited exceptions ...
- H.R. 6659: Screening With Dignity Act of 2018
- H.R. 6646: Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Parity Act
- H.R. 6436: To direct the Director of National Intelligence to submit to State election officials ...
- H.R. 5664: Stop Terrorist Use of Virtual Currencies Act
- H.R. 4542: Distracted Driving Education Act of 2017
- H.Res. 622: Supporting the designation of the week beginning November 13, 2017, as “National Apprenticeship ...
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H.R. 2842: Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act
Jun 23, 2017. Passed 377/34.
H.R. 2842 connects low-income Americans looking for work with employers looking to fill job openings, including through apprenticeships and other forms of on-the-job training. Specifically, the legislation provides funding for states to subsidize employment for a limited time for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) ...
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
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. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed 247/178.
The Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (IAA), H.R. 2596, was passed by the House on June 16. The IAA would authorize funding for intelligence-related agencies such as the Central Intelligence Agency, National Security Agency, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It was passed ...
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 ...
From Jan 2015 to Sep 2018, Rice missed 106 of 2,434 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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