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%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Health (11%) Education (9%) Agriculture and Food (7%) Government Operations and Politics (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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From Jan 2013 to Sep 2016, Peters missed 32 of 2,463 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.
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