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Rep. Mark Critz

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 12th District, Democrat

Critz, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district from 2010 to 2012.

Photo of Rep. Mark Critz [D-PA12, 2010-2012]

Enacted Legislation

Critz was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Critz sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (33%) Transportation and Public Works (22%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (22%) Taxation (22%)

Recent Bills

Some of Critz’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Critz’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 6190 (112th): Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012
Dec 12, 2012. Failed 229/182.
Aye H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
Yea H.R. 5325 (112th): Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
Jun 6, 2012. Passed 255/165.
Aye 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 ...
Yea S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.

Missed Votes

From May 2010 to Jan 2013, Critz missed 16 of 1,985 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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