Our unique analysis of the bills Roskam 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). Roskam is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Roskam for more statistics.
Peter Roskam sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Ways and Means
- House Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi
Roskam sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Roskam’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6421: Anti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2016
- H.R. 6422: Commuter Access Reform Act
- H.R. 6298: Protecting Israel Against Economic Discrimination Act of 2016
- H.R. 5715: No Ex-Im Assistance for Terrorism Act
- H.R. 5608: No Ex-Im Financing for Iran Act
- H.R. 5550: No Dollars for Ayatollahs Act
- H.R. 5523: Restraining Excessive Seizure of Property through the Exploitation of Civil Asset Forfeiture Tools ...
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|Roskam’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2353: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015
May 19, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2007 to Dec 2016, Roskam missed 217 of 7,666 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 16 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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