Read our 2016 Report Card for Lance.
Our unique analysis of the bills Lance 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). Lance is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Leonard Lance sits on the following committees:
Lance was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
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 about one third or more 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).
Lance sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (50%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) International Affairs (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Transportation and Public Works (5%) Energy (5%)
Some of Lance’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3408: EXEMPT Act
- H.R. 2815: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 30 ...
- H.R. 2461: Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act
- H.R. 2376: Drug Diversion and Counterfeit Crackdown Act of 2017
- H.R. 2334: Food and Drug Administration Safety Over Sequestration Act of 2017
- H.R. 2335: Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2017
- H.R. 2244: Patient Experience in Research Act of 2017
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H.R. 2910: Promoting Interagency Coordination for Review of Natural Gas Pipelines Act
Jul 19, 2017. Passed 248/179.
H.R. 2910 strengthens the role of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) as the lead agency under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for jurisdictional natural gas projects. The legislation encourages concurrent review of permit applications by the multiple federal and state agencies involved in ...
H.R. 1628: American Health Care Act of 2017
May 4, 2017. Passed 217/213.
The American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) was a leading proposal in the first half of 2017 by House Republicans to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare, but we'll abbreviate it ACA) and "defund" Planned Parenthood. It was also the vehicle ...
H.R. 1599: Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
Jul 23, 2015. Passed 275/150.
This bill was enacted as S. 764. The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate the distribution and labeling related to bioengineered foods (often referred to as genetically modified foods or GMOs). It 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.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
H.R. 4105 (112th): To apply the countervailing duty provisions of the Tariff Act of 1930 to nonmarket economy countries, and ...
Mar 6, 2012. Passed 370/39.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
H.R. 1231 (112th): Reversing President Obama’s Offshore Moratorium Act
May 12, 2011. Passed 243/179.
From Jan 2009 to Jul 2017, Lance missed 4 of 6,228 roll call votes, which is 0.1%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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