Renzi was the representative for Arizona’s 1st congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2003 to 2008.
In 2013 Renzi was convicted for allegations of personal gain in a land swap deal. The House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct deferred to the Department of Justice. Representative Renzi did not run for reelection in 2008 and in 2013 Renzi was convicted and was sentenced to serve three years in prison.
|May. 22, 2008||House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct deferred to the Department of Justice|
|2008||Renzi did not run for reelection.|
|Jan. 3, 2009||House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct reported that the end of the member's term ended the committee's jurisdiction.|
|2013||Renzi was convicted and was sentenced to serve three years in prison.|
Renzi is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2008 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Renzi sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Renzi was the primary sponsor of 8 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 797 (109th): Native American Housing Enhancement Act of 2005
- H.R. 1630 (108th): Petrified Forest National Park Expansion Act of 2004
- H.R. 4471 (108th): Homeownership Opportunities for Native Americans Act of 2004
- H.R. 2696 (108th): Southwest Forest Health and Wildfire Prevention Act of 2004
- H.R. 3504 (108th): To amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to redesignate the American Indian Education Foundation as the National Fund for Excellence in American Indian Education.
- H.R. 622 (108th): To provide for the exchange of certain lands in the Coconino and Tonto National Forests in Arizona, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 3365 (108th): Military Family Tax Relief Act of 2003
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).
Renzi sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (21%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (16%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Housing and Community Development (12%) Law (11%) Social Welfare (10%) Native Americans (9%) Environmental Protection (8%)
Some of Renzi’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2541 (110th): Tribal Economic Development and Infrastructure Support Act of 2007
- H.R. 1831 (110th): To remove the frequency limitation on Medicare coverage for intermittent catheterization.
- H.Res. 278 (110th): Recognizing the 125th anniversary of Payson, Arizona.
- H.R. 1558 (110th): Walnut Canyon Study Act of 2007
- H.R. 1191 (110th): To authorize the National Park Service to pay for services rendered by ...
- H.R. 956 (110th): To repeal section 10(f) of Public Law 93-531, commonly known as the ...
- H.R. 199 (110th): Fossil Creek Wild and Scenic River Act of 2007
|Renzi’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
H.R. 3246 (110th): Regional Economic and Infrastructure Development Act of 2007
Oct 4, 2007. Passed 264/154.
H.R. 1 (110th): Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007
Jul 27, 2007. Passed 371/40.
The Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (Pub.L. 110–53), is an Act of Congress. The Act implements some of the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission including mandating 100% inspection of all air and sea cargo entering the United States, and a new ...
H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.
H.R. 835 (110th): Hawaiian Homeownership Opportunity Act of 2007
Mar 21, 2007. Failed 262/162.
From Jan 2003 to Dec 2008, Renzi missed 178 of 4,311 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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