McHenry 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 ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills McHenry has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 21, 2022. See full analysis methodology.
Patrick McHenry sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Financial Services Ranking Member
McHenry was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 4458 (116th): Cybersecurity and Financial System Resilience Act of 2019
- H.R. 1839 (114th): Reforming Access for Investments in Startup Enterprises Act of 2015 or the RAISE Act of 2015
- H.R. 2949 (114th): Treatment of Certain Payments in Eugenics Compensation Act
- H.R. 5585 (109th): Financial Netting Improvements Act of 2006
Does 4 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
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).
McHenry sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
McHenry recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 6006: Keep Innovation in America Act
- H.R. 5936: Ransomware and Financial Stability Act of 2021
- H.R. 5496: Clarity for Digital Tokens Act of 2021
- H.R. 5458: SEED Act of 2021
- H.R. 5232: Working Dog Commemorative Coin Act
- H.R. 4776: Equal Opportunity for All Investors Act of 2021
- H.R. 3913: Renter Protection Act of 2021
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 2005 to Jan 2022, McHenry missed 387 of 11,507 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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