Stutzman was the representative for Indiana’s 3rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2010 to 2016.
Alleged misconduct & resolution
In 2016 Stutzman was investigated for using campaign funds for a 2015 family trip which included some campaign activity. The House Committee on Ethics recommended further review; however after Stutzman's loss in the 2016 election, the investigation was ended.
|Aug. 31, 2016||House Office of Congressional Ethics recommended that the Committee on Ethics further review the allegation|
|Nov. 29, 2017||House Committee on Ethics published the Office of Congressional Ethics Report and Findings and Rep. Stutzman's response.|
|Jan. 2, 2017||House Committee on Ethics reported that election loss ended the committee's jurisdiction.|
Read our 2016 Report Card for Stutzman.
Stutzman is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2016 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 Stutzman sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 5, 2011 to Dec 30, 2016. See full analysis methodology.
Stutzman was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 3501 (112th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 125 Kerr Avenue in Rome City, Indiana, as the “SPC Nicholas Scott Hartge Post Office”.
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).
Stutzman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Finance and Financial Sector (27%) Armed Forces and National Security (20%) Agriculture and Food (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%)
Some of Stutzman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5569 (114th): To amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to repeal the ...
- H.R. 4321 (114th): Separation of Powers Restoration and Second Amendment Protection Act
- H.R. 1154 (114th): FFOCUS Act of 2015
- H.R. 1160 (114th): Savings Act
- H.R. 923 (114th): Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2015
- H.R. 5659 (113th): Savings Act
- H.R. 5658 (113th): Recreational Vehicle Certainty Act of 2014
|Stutzman’s Vote||Vote Description|
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.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.
S. 1603 (113th): Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
Sep 16, 2014. Passed 359/64.
H.R. 1947 (113th): Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jun 20, 2013. Failed 195/234.
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
H.R. 5972 (112th): Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
Jun 29, 2012. Passed 261/163.
S. 365 (112th): Budget Control Act of 2011
Aug 1, 2011. Passed 269/161.
The Budget Control Act of 2011 (Pub.L. 112–25, S. 365, 125 Stat. 240, enacted August 2, 2011) is a federal statute enacted by the 112th United States Congress and signed into law by US President Barack Obama on August 2, 2011. The Act brought conclusion ...
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 legislative change to the U.S. patent system since the ...
H.J.Res. 48 (112th): Additional Continuing Appropriations Amendments, 2011
Mar 15, 2011. Passed 271/158.
From Nov 2010 to Dec 2016, Stutzman missed 171 of 4,229 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2016. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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