Read our 2016 Report Card for Turner.
Our unique analysis of the bills Turner 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). Turner is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Michael Turner sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
- Member, Subcommittee on Transportation and Public Assets
House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of Defense Intelligence and Overhead Architecture
- Member, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats
Turner was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2207 (113th): BE SAFE Act
- H.R. 1867 (113th): BE SAFE Act
- H.R. 2385 (109th): To extend by 10 years the authority of the Secretary of Commerce to conduct the quarterly financial report program.
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.
Turner sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (26%) Taxation (21%) International Affairs (17%) Health (13%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (4%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (4%) Crime and Law Enforcement (4%)
Some of Turner’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 285: Healthcare Tax Relief and Mandate Repeal Act
- H.R. 287: Student Job Protection Act of 2017
- H.R. 286: First Responder Medical Device Tax Relief Act
- H.R. 6433: Protect the Flag Act
- H.R. 6289: Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act of 2016
- H.R. 5482: CRIB Act
- H.R. 5271: Independent Counsel Reauthorization Act of 2016
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|Turner’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 ...
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.J.Res. 117 (112th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013
Sep 13, 2012. Passed 329/91.
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
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 ...
H.Res. 915 (111th): Encouraging the Republic of Hungary to respect the rule of law, treat foreign investors fairly, and promote ...
Dec 8, 2009. Passed 333/74.
From Jan 2003 to Jan 2017, Turner missed 202 of 10,160 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 28 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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