Read our 2017 Report Card for Zeldin.
Zeldin 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 Zeldin has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Lee Zeldin sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Financial Services
- House Committee on Foreign Affairs
Zeldin was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.J.Res. 132: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Indirect Auto ...
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).
Zeldin sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (26%) International Affairs (18%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Education (8%) Health (8%) Government Operations and Politics (5%)
Some of Zeldin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 135: Supporting Israel’s right to defend its borders, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 5971: Emergency Medical Service Providers Protection Act
- H.R. 5972: LEARN Act
- H.Res. 907: Expressing the sense of Congress that the Attorney General of the United States ...
- H.J.Res. 132: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, ...
- H.R. 5065: Protecting Our Communities from Gang Violence Act of 2018
- H.R. 4996: Protecting Our Communities from Gang Violence Act of 2018
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S. 764: A bill to reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, and for other purposes.
Jul 14, 2016. Passed 306/117.
This bill was the vehicle for passage of the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, which is the form it was enacted it. Prior to amendments, the bill regarded defunding Planned Parenthood and the National Sea Grant College Program. As enacted, the bill created national ...
H.R. 5602: To amend title 31, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to include all funds when issuing certain geographic targeting orders, and for ...
Jul 11, 2016. Passed 356/47.
H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed 229/158.
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 ...
From Jan 2015 to Jun 2018, Zeldin missed 24 of 2,323 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better 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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