Read our 2016 Report Card for Conaway.
Our unique analysis of the bills Conaway has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Conaway is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Michael Conaway sits on the following committees:
- Chairman, House Committee on Agriculture
- House Committee on Armed Services
- House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
Conaway was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2051: 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 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.
Conaway sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Finance and Financial Sector (24%) Energy (19%) Agriculture and Food (19%) Environmental Protection (10%) Taxation (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%)
Some of Conaway’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 238: Commodity End-User Relief Act
- H.R. 6233: George W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act
- H.R. 4622: Carbon Capture Act
- H.Res. 591: Commending the cooperative owners and the employees of the Farm Credit System for ...
- H.R. 3933: 179 Act
- H.Res. 464: Affirming that private equity plays an important role in growing and strengthening United ...
- H.R. 3643: Interim Consolidated Storage Act of 2015
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H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed 229/158.
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 ...
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. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
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. 3325 (110th): Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008
Sep 28, 2008. Passed 381/41.
From Jan 2005 to Jan 2017, Conaway missed 186 of 8,939 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 79 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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