Read our 2016 Report Card for Walters.
Our unique analysis of the bills Walters has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Walters is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Mimi Walters sits on the following committees:
Walters was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
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.
Walters sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (100%)
Some of Walters’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5578 (114th): Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act of 2016
- H.R. 4003 (114th): Regulatory Reporting Act of 2015
- H.R. 3636 (114th): Oversee Visa Integrity with Stakeholder Advisories Act
- H.R. 3529 (114th): To require the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to ...
- H.R. 2689 (114th): To clarify the scope of eligible water resources projects under the Water ...
- H.R. 2207 (114th): FSA Act
- H.R. 1109 (114th): Social Security Lump-Sum Death Benefit Improvement and Modernization Act of 2015
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S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
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 of ...
From Jan 2015 to Mar 2017, Walters missed 60 of 1,519 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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