Our unique analysis of the bills Garrett 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). Garrett is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Garrett for more statistics.
Scott Garrett sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Financial Services
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises
- Member, Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance
- House Committee on the Budget
Garrett sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Finance and Financial Sector (42%) Taxation (14%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) International Affairs (12%) Government Operations and Politics (6%) Commerce (6%) Transportation and Public Works (4%) Armed Forces and National Security (4%)
Some of Garrett’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5429: SEC Regulatory Accountability Act
- H.R. 4852: Private Placement Improvement Act of 2016
- H.R. 4638: Main Street Growth Act
- H.R. 3798: Due Process Restoration Act of 2015
- H.R. 3557: FSOC Transparency and Accountability Act
- H.Con.Res. 76: Expressing the sense of Congress that Taiwan and its people deserve membership in ...
- H.R. 3273: Prohibiting Assistance to Nuclear Iran Act
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From Jan 2003 to Jul 2016, Garrett missed 159 of 9,957 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 10 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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