Read our 2016 Report Card for Peters.
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)
Scott Peters sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
- House Committee on the Judiciary
Peters was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 1378 (113th): To designate the United States Federal Judicial Center located at 333 West Broadway in San Diego, California, as the “John Rhoades Federal Judicial Center” and to designate ...
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Peters sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (27%) Taxation (16%) Science, Technology, Communications (14%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Health (11%) Education (9%) Agriculture and Food (7%) International Affairs (5%)
Some of Peters’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 42: Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to provide for the consideration ...
- H.Res. 930 (114th): Expressing support for designation of the month of June 2016 as “National ...
- 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
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H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed 247/178.
The Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (IAA), H.R. 2596, was passed by the House on June 16. The IAA would authorize funding for intelligence-related agencies such as the Central Intelligence Agency, National Security Agency, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It was passed ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act ("H.R. 2048". , Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection ...
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed 203/224.
H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 3393 (113th): Student and Family Tax Simplification Act
Jul 24, 2014. Passed 227/187.
From Jan 2013 to Jan 2017, Peters missed 34 of 2,588 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 2.1% 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.
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