Read our 2018 Report Card for Conaway.
Conaway 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 Conaway has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Feb 19, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Michael Conaway sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Agriculture
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Nutrition
- House Committee on Armed Services
- House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
Conaway was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2 (115th): Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018
- H.R. 2051 (114th): Agriculture Reauthorizations Act of 2015
- H.R. 6437 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 200 North Texas Avenue in Odessa, Texas, as the “Corporal Alfred Mac Wilson Post Office”.
- H.R. 1425 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4551 East 52nd Street in Odessa, Texas, as the “Staff Sergeant Marvin “Rex” Young Post ...
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).
Conaway sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (25%) Taxation (18%) Agriculture and Food (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (12%) Energy (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Government Operations and Politics (5%)
Some of Conaway’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 115: Calling upon the leadership of the Government of the Democratic People’s Republic of ...
- H.Res. 116: Calling for a prompt multinational freedom of navigation operation in the Black Sea ...
- H.R. 701: FriendSHIP Act
- H.R. 703: Uncovering Foreign Influence in the United States Act of 2019
- H.R. 702: Stopping Foreign Businesses Sanctuary Act of 2019
- H.R. 704: Fair Trade with China Enforcement Act
- H.R. 700: 12 Carrier Act
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H.R. 7187: To extend the National Flood Insurance Program until December 7, 2018.
Nov 29, 2018. Passed 350/46.
H.R. 6157: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019
Sep 26, 2018. Passed 361/61.
H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion for the Department of Defense base budget, which is an increase of $17.1 billion above FY18 levels, and $68.1 billion ...
S. 1182: The American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act
Jul 25, 2018. Passed 366/52.
The House Amendment to S. 1182 extends the National Flood Insurance Program, which is set to expire July 31, 2018, through November 30, 2018. This amendment does not include any reforms to the program; it is only a short-term extension. The NFIP was originally set ...
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 ...
H.R. 863: To facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2017. Passed 369/42.
H.J.Res. 43: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating ...
Feb 16, 2017. Passed 230/188.
Joe Biden never got the opportunity to break a single 50-50 Senate tie in eight years as vice president. Mike Pence has already broken two. One from last month has since become law: a measure allowing states to withhold federal Planned Parenthood funding. (The other ...
H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed 229/158.
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. 3393 (113th): Student and Family Tax Simplification Act
Jul 24, 2014. Passed 227/187.
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 ...
From Jan 2005 to Feb 2019, Conaway missed 188 of 10,177 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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