Our unique analysis of the bills Perry 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). Perry is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Perry for more statistics.
Scott Perry sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Homeland Security
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency
- Member, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies
- House Committee on Foreign Affairs
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
- Member, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
- Member, Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
- Member, Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
Perry sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Perry’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6110: Allow State Sovereignty Upon Refugee Entry (ASSURE) Act
- H.R. 4785: DHS SAVE Act
- H.J.Res. 84: Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Islamist Extremism
- H.R. 4544: Energy Sovereignty Act
- H.R. 4319: Second Amendment Defense Act of 2016
- H.R. 4244: Refugee Resettlement Fund Act of 2015
- H.R. 3859: HSA Technical Corrections Act
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|Perry’s Vote||Vote Description|
S. 1252: Global Food Security Act of 2016
Jul 6, 2016. Passed.
H.Res. 546: Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 22) to authorize funds for Federal-aid ...
Dec 3, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 308: Keep the Promise Act of 2015
Nov 16, 2015. Failed.
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. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 1731: National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015
Apr 23, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2013 to Sep 2016, Perry missed 20 of 2,481 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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