Our unique analysis of the bills Clay has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Clay is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Clay for more statistics.
Lacy Clay Jr. sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Financial Services
House Committee on Natural Resources
- Member, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
- Member, Subcommittee on Government Operations
Clay sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (55%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Health (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%) Crime and Law Enforcement (5%)
Some of Clay’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4100: To require the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, ...
- H.R. 4099: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Examination and Reporting Threshold Act of 2015
- H.R. 3683: African American Civil Rights Network Act of 2015
- H.R. 2908: National Bison Legacy Act
- H.R. 2473: Preserving Capital Access and Mortgage Liquidity Act of 2015
- H.R. 2472: Everson Walls and Ron Springs Gift for Life Act of 2015
- H.R. 2347: Federal Advisory Committee Act Amendments of 2016
View All » (including bills from previous years)
|Clay’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
H.R. 1599: Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
Jul 23, 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.Con.Res. 55: Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove United States Armed Forces ...
Jun 17, 2015. Failed.
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 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 Jan 2001 to Sep 2016, Clay missed 729 of 11,049 roll call votes, which is 6.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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