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 (15%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) International Affairs (10%) Commerce (6%) Government Operations and Politics (6%) Transportation and Public Works (4%) Armed Forces and National Security (4%)
Some of Garrett’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6251: PCAOB Enforcement Transparency Act of 2016
- 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 ...
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|Garrett’s Vote||Vote Description|
S. 1252: Global Food Security Act of 2016
Jul 6, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 33: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
Feb 27, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2003 to Sep 2016, Garrett missed 159 of 10,053 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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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