Read our 2016 Report Card for Meehan.
Our unique analysis of the bills Meehan 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). Meehan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Patrick Meehan sits on the following committees:
Meehan was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 4875 (114th): United States Semiquincentennial Commission Act of 2016
- H.R. 4876 (114th): Medicare Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Act of 2016
- H.R. 1314 (114th): Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015
- H.R. 998 (114th): Preclearance Authorization Act of 2015
- H.R. 2952 (113th): Cybersecurity Workforce Assessment Act
- H.R. 4007 (113th): Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2014
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.
Meehan sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (29%) Taxation (19%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Emergency Management (10%) Health (10%) Housing and Community Development (10%) Education (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (5%)
Some of Meehan’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1898: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to, ...
- H.R. 1655: Capitalizing on American Methane Act of 2017
- H.R. 1656: HELP for Students and Parents Act
- H.R. 1234: Domestic Research Enhancement Act of 2017
- H.R. 1023: Duty to Report Sexual Assault Act of 2017
- H.Con.Res. 18: Permitting the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony as ...
- H.R. 614: Protect Our Schools from Tax Delinquents Act of 2017
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|Meehan’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 511: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
Nov 17, 2015. Passed 249/177.
H.R. 2577: Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
Jun 9, 2015. Passed 216/210.
This bill is the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017, a yearly federal spending bill. The bill began as the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2016. However in a House vote on May 26, the ...
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 ...
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. 6190 (112th): Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012
Dec 12, 2012. Failed 229/182.
H.R. 2362 (112th): Indian Tribal Trade and Investment Demonstration Project Act of 2011
Jul 23, 2012. Failed 222/160.
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 ...
From Jan 2011 to Apr 2017, Meehan missed 33 of 4,356 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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