Read our 2017 Report Card for Gaetz.
Gaetz 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 Gaetz has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Matt Gaetz sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
- House Committee on the Budget
- House Committee on the Judiciary
Gaetz sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Gaetz’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5634: Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2018
- H.R. 5120: Presidential Appointment of FISA Court Judges Act
- H.Res. 717: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the so-called “FISA memo”, ...
- H.R. 4347: Warrior Act
- H.Res. 606: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Robert Mueller should resign ...
- H.Res. 570: Affirming the historical connection of the Jewish people to the ancient and sacred ...
- H.Res. 477: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that a special counsel should ...
|Gaetz’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 5797: Individuals in Medicaid Deserve Care that is Appropriate and Responsible in its Execution Act
Jun 20, 2018. Passed 261/155.
H.R. 5797 allows state Medicaid programs to remove the Institutions for Mental Diseases (IMD) exclusion for Medicaid beneficiaries aged 21 to 64 with an opioid use disorder for fiscal years 2019 to 2023. By removing the exclusion, Medicaid would pay for up to 30 total ...
H.R. 3326: World Bank Accountability Act of 2017
Jan 17, 2018. Passed 237/184.
If the World Bank doesn’t live up to some of its promises for supporting human rights, fighting terrorism, and promoting democracy, should the U.S. government withhold hundreds of millions dollars of funding? #### Context The World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) lends billions of dollars ...
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.J.Res. 123: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes.
Dec 7, 2017. Passed 235/193.
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 ...
From Jan 2017 to Jul 2018, Gaetz missed 53 of 1,089 roll call votes, which is 4.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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