Cheney, a Republican, is the representative for Wyoming’s at-large district and has served since Jan 3, 2017. Cheney is next up for reelection in 2018.
Read our 2017 Report Card for Cheney.
Cheney 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 Cheney has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
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Liz Cheney sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
- House Committee on Natural Resources
House Committee on Rules
- Member, Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House
Cheney was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.J.Res. 44: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land ...
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).
Cheney sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Cheney’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 694: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4712) to amend title 18, United ...
- H.R. 4697: To amend the Wyoming Wilderness Act of 1984 to clarify authorized recreational uses ...
- H.Res. 634: Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives.
- H.Res. 631: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3017) to amend the Comprehensive Environmental ...
- H.Res. 548: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 36) to amend title 18, United ...
- H.Res. 481: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3180) to authorize appropriations for fiscal ...
- H.Res. 454: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2910) to provide for Federal and ...
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H.R. 4667: Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, ...
Dec 21, 2017. Passed 251/169.
H.Res. 599: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to United States policy towards Yemen, and for other purposes.
Nov 13, 2017. Passed 366/30.
H.R. 601: Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act
Sep 8, 2017. Passed 316/90.
H.R. 601 amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to provide additional congressional direction and scrutiny over U.S. assistance in developing countries for the promotion of quality basic education. Specifically, the bill updates the legislative authority for U.S. international basic education efforts to ensure that ...
H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
H.R. 244: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017
May 3, 2017. Passed 309/118.
This vote was on the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017, which would fund the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2017, that is, through the end of September 2017. Prior to this vote, this bill, H.R. 244, was the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing ...
From Jan 2017 to Jan 2018, Cheney missed 7 of 753 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better 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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