Read our 2017 Report Card for Torres.
Torres 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 Torres has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Norma Torres sits on the following committees:
Torres sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Transportation and Public Works (18%) Native Americans (14%) Commerce (14%) International Affairs (14%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%)
Some of Torres’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 1040: Recognizing August 7, National Night Out, the national coming together of Americans all ...
- H.R. 6630: Maria Butina NRA Transparency Act
- H.R. 6499: Homeowners Disaster Preparation Act of 2018
- H.R. 6155: 9-1-1 Emergency Service Protection Act
- H.R. 6154: Rapid Response Pilot Act of 2018
- H.Res. 944: Expressing solidarity with and sympathy for the people of Guatemala after the June ...
- H.R. 5673: Keep Your Home Act of 2018
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H.R. 5797: Individuals in Medicaid Deserve Care that is Appropriate and Responsible in its Execution Act
Jun 20, 2018. Passed 261/155.
H.R. 5797 allows state Medicaid programs to remove the Institutions for Mental Diseases (IMD) exclusion for Medicaid beneficiaries aged 21 to 64 with an opioid use disorder for fiscal years 2019 to 2023. By removing the exclusion, Medicaid would pay for up to 30 total ...
H.R. 2851: SITSA Act
Jun 15, 2018. Passed 239/142.
More than 20,000 Americans died from synthetic drug overdoses in 2016. That represents 31 percent of all drug overdose deaths, a surging percentage in recent years — more than double the number from 2015. A bill called the Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic ...
H.R. 620: ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017
Feb 15, 2018. Passed 225/192.
A bill which just passed the House would update the law for disabled Americans for modern times, say Republicans. Democrats say it would set disabled Americans’ civil rights back decades. #### Context The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, more commonly called the ADA, was ...
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 Jul 2018, Torres missed 42 of 2,414 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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