Read our 2016 Report Card for Hirono.
Our unique analysis of the bills Hirono has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hirono is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Mazie Hirono sits on the following committees:
- Senate Committee on Armed Services
- Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Senate Committee on the Judiciary
- Member, Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration
- Member, Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts
- Member, Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law
- Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
- Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Hirono was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- S. 1555 (114th): Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2015
- S. 2683 (114th): Federal Aviation Administration Veteran Transition Improvement Act of 2016
- S. 1821 (113th): Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act
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.
Hirono sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (22%) Education (21%) Health (14%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (13%) Immigration (13%) Energy (6%) International Affairs (6%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (5%)
Some of Hirono’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 901: A bill to prohibit any reduction in the amount of the per diem ...
- S. 899: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that the ...
- S. 900: A bill to improve the Federal Pell Grant program, and for other purposes.
- S. 683: Keeping Our Commitment to Disabled Veterans Act of 2017
- S. 541: Macadamia Tree Health Initiative Act of 2017
- S. 504: APEC Business Travel Cards Reauthorization Act of 2017
- S. 460: A bill for the relief of Vichai Sae Tung (also known as Chai ...
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|Hirono’s Vote||Vote Description|
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 in the United States that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on August 2, 2011. The Act brought conclusion to the United ...
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 ...
S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
H.Res. 1525 (110th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 1424) to amend section 712 of ...
Oct 3, 2008. Passed 223/205.
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.
H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.
From Jan 2013 to Apr 2017, Hirono missed 2 of 1,270 roll call votes, which is 0.2%. This is better than the median of 1.3% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 27 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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