Read our 2014 Report Card for Chambliss.
Chambliss is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the Senate in 2014 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 Chambliss sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Chambliss was the primary sponsor of 7 bills that were enacted:
- S. 3363 (112th): A bill to provide for the use of National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center Commemorative Coin surcharges, and for other purposes.
- S. 3592 (111th): A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Commerce Drive in Tyrone, Georgia, as the “First Lieutenant Robert Wilson Collins ...
- S. 3356 (110th): National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center Commemorative Coin Act of 2008
- S. 1026 (110th): A bill to designate the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia, as the “Charlie Norwood Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center”.
- S. 1752 (109th): A bill to amend the United States Grain Standards Act to reauthorize that Act.
- H.R. 3454 (106th): To designate the United States post office located at 451 College Street in Macon, Georgia, as the “Henry McNeal Turner Post Office”.
- H.R. 595 (105th): To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 475 Mulberry Street in Macon, Georgia, as the “William Augustus Bootle Federal Building and United States ...
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).
Chambliss sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Chambliss’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 2987 (113th): Fort Frederica National Monument Boundary Expansion Act of 2014
- S. 2984 (113th): A bill to modify the definition of cotton futures contracts in the ...
- S. 2604 (113th): Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest Land Adjustment Act of 2014
- S. 2330 (113th): End-User Protection Act of 2014
- S.Res. 388 (113th): A resolution designating March 22, 2014, as “National Rehabilitation Counselors Appreciation Day”.
- S.Res. 323 (113th): A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on maintaining the current ...
- S. 122 (113th): Fair Tax Act of 2013
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H.R. 5771 (113th): Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014
Dec 16, 2014. Bill Passed 76/16.
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 18, 2014. Joint Resolution Passed 78/22.
H.R. 4302 (113th): Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
Mar 31, 2014. Bill Passed 64/35.
Section 212 of this bill pushed back the deadline to implement the ICD-10 code set to October 1, 2015. The Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2013, which would prevent ICD-10 from being implemented at all without further Congressional approval, has been introduced in House and ...
H.J.Res. 59 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Dec 18, 2013. Motion Agreed to 64/36.
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 (H.J.Res. 59; Pub.L. 113–67) is a federal statute concerning spending and the budget in the United States, that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on December 26, 2013. On December 10, 2013, pursuant to the provisions of ...
S. 1619 (112th): Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act of 2011
Oct 11, 2011. Bill Passed 63/35.
H.R. 4853 (111th): Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
Dec 15, 2010. Motion Agreed to 81/19.
The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (Pub.L. 111–312, H.R. 4853, 124 Stat. 3296, enacted December 17, 2010), also known as the 2010 Tax Relief Act, was passed by the United States Congress on December 16, 2010, and signed into ...
On the Nomination PN171: Christopher R. Hill, of Rhode Island, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Iraq
Apr 21, 2009. Nomination Confirmed 73/23.
On the Nomination PN64-7: Eric H. Holder, Jr., of the District of Columbia, to be Attorney General
Feb 2, 2009. Nomination Confirmed 75/21.
On the Nomination PN64-6: Timothy F. Geithner, of New York, to be Secretary of the Treasury
Jan 26, 2009. Nomination Confirmed 60/34.
On the Nomination PN177: Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., in the Army, to be General
Feb 8, 2007. Nomination Confirmed 83/14.
From Jan 2003 to Dec 2014, Chambliss missed 174 of 3,816 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2014. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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