Taylor, a Republican, is the representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 3, 2017. Taylor is next up for reelection in 2018.
Taylor is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Taylor has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Scott Taylor sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Appropriations
- Member, Subcommittee on Homeland Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch
- Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies
Taylor sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Taylor’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4640: To designate public colleges and universities that provide research, data, and recommendations on ...
- H.Con.Res. 95: Expressing support for the use of public-private partnerships to bring computer science education ...
- H.R. 4365: Domestic Violence Loophole Closure Act
- H.R. 3831: PROPEL Act
- H.R. 2772: SEA Act
- H.R. 2517: To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for requirements relating to ...
- H.Res. 285: Expressing the sense of the United States House of Representatives that Congress and ...
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H.Res. 599: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to United States policy towards Yemen, and for other purposes.
Nov 13, 2017. Passed 366/30.
H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
H.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
Apr 26, 2017. Passed 378/48.
This bill would change the appointment process for the head of the U.S. Copyright Office, known as the Register of Copyrights. Currently the Register of Copyrights is hired by the Librarian of Congress (who is the head of the Library of Congress). This bill would ...
From Jan 2017 to Dec 2017, Taylor missed 25 of 680 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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