Read our 2016 Report Card for Gutiérrez.
Our unique analysis of the bills Gutiérrez 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). Gutiérrez is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Luis Gutiérrez sits on the following committees:
House Committee on the Judiciary
- Member, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
- Member, Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security
Gutiérrez was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 355 (111th): For the relief of Francisca Lino.
- H.R. 6894 (110th): Defense Production Act Extension and Reauthorization of 2008
- H.R. 5478 (110th): To provide for the continued minting and issuance of certain $1 coins in 2008.
- H.R. 925 (108th): To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1859 South Ashland Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, as the “Cesar Chavez Post Office”.
- H.R. 4831 (106th): To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2339 North California Street in Chicago, Illinois, as the “Roberto Clemente Post Office”.
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Gutiérrez sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Private Legislation (100%)
Some of Gutiérrez’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 476: Supporting the establishment of a national Children’s Bill of Rights.
- H.R. 3659: Exchange Inclusion for a Healthy America Act of 2015
- H.R. 1910: Put a Woman on the Twenty Act of 2015
- H.R. 1146: For the relief of Simeon Simeonov, Stela Simeonova, Stoyan Simeonov, and Vania Simeonova.
- H.R. 3238 (113th): For the relief of Simeon Simeonov, Stela Simeonova, Stoyan Simeonov, and Vania ...
- H.R. 3207 (113th): Benefits Fairness for Filipino Veterans Act of 2013
- H.R. 965 (113th): To prohibit the possession or transfer of junk guns, also known as ...
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H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
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 ...
H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
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. 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. 2499 (111th): Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2010
Apr 29, 2010. Passed 223/169.
H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
From Jan 1993 to Jan 2017, Gutiérrez missed 1,995 of 16,008 roll call votes, which is 12.5%. This is much worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 436 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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