Our unique analysis of the bills Peters 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). Peters is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Peters for more statistics.
Scott Peters sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
- House Committee on the Judiciary
Peters sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (25%) Taxation (16%) Science, Technology, Communications (14%) Health (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Education (9%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Agriculture and Food (7%)
Some of Peters’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6033: Adding Middle East Respiratory Syndrome to the FDA Priority Review Voucher Program Act
- H.R. 5875: To establish requirements for committees of the Senate and the Senate to consider ...
- H.Res. 776: Expressing support for designation of the month of November as “U.S. Navy Aircraft ...
- H.R. 3983: BOSS Act
- H.R. 3774: Protect America’s Credit Act of 2015
- H.R. 3775: Pay Down the Debt Act of 2015
- H.R. 3751: Federal Student Loan Refinancing Act
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|Peters’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed.
H.Res. 495: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1314) to amend the Internal Revenue Code ...
Oct 28, 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.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, Peters missed 32 of 2,481 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. 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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