Read our 2016 Report Card for Roskam.
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)
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 was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 3718: Preventing and Reducing Improper Medicare and Medicaid Expenditures to Restore Integrity to Benefits Act of 2015
- H.R. 2139 (112th): Lions Clubs International Century of Service Commemorative Coin Act
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.
Roskam sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Roskam’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 566: To require the President to report on the use by the Government of ...
- 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
View All » (including bills from previous years)
|Roskam’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Passed 342/85.
H.R. 2353: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015
May 19, 2015. Passed 387/35.
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 ...
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.Con.Res. 105 (113th): Prohibiting the President from deploying or maintaining United States Armed Forces in a sustained combat role in ...
Jul 25, 2014. Passed 370/40.
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 ...
H.R. 2638 (110th): Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009
Sep 24, 2008. Passed 370/58.
From Jan 2007 to Jan 2017, Roskam missed 217 of 7,725 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% 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.
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