Read our 2016 Report Card for Hudson.
Our unique analysis of the bills Hudson 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). Hudson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Richard Hudson sits on the following committees:
Hudson was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 5462 (113th): To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for limitations on the fees charged to passengers of air carriers.
- H.R. 2719 (113th): Transportation Security Acquisition Reform 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.
Hudson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (20%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Health (12%) Labor and Employment (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%)
Some of Hudson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1704: To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care ...
- H.R. 1572: Ratepayer Fairness Act of 2017
- H.R. 1152: Care Veterans Deserve Act of 2017
- H.R. 1151: Encouraging the Prioritization of the Most Vulnerable Act
- H.R. 304: Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2017
- H.R. 31: Federal Sunset Act of 2017
- H.R. 38: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017
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|Hudson’s Vote||Vote Description|
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 ...
H.R. 33: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
Feb 27, 2015. Passed 357/60.
This bill was the vehicle for the passage of continuing appropriations. This bill started out as the Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act. It was passed by the House in this form. But on Feb 27, 2015 the Senate struck its text in whole ...
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed 203/224.
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. 5029 (113th): International Science and Technology Cooperation Act of 2014
Jul 14, 2014. Passed 346/41.
H.R. 325 (113th): No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013
Jan 23, 2013. Passed 285/144.
From Jan 2013 to Mar 2017, Hudson missed 147 of 2,723 roll call votes, which is 5.4%. This is much worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 17 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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