Read our 2016 Report Card for Hoyer.
Our unique analysis of the bills Hoyer 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). Hoyer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hoyer was the primary sponsor of 19 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 4120 (113th): To amend the National Law Enforcement Museum Act to extend the termination date.
- H.J.Res. 62 (111th): Appointing the day for the convening of the second session of the One Hundred Eleventh Congress.
- H.J.Res. 58 (111th): Granting the consent and approval of Congress to amendments made by the State of Maryland, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the District of Columbia to the Washington ...
- H.R. 3688 (110th): United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
- H.R. 2852 (110th): To grant a Federal charter to Korean War Veterans Association, Incorporated.
- H.J.Res. 425 (103rd): Providing for the convening of the First Session of the One Hundred Fourth Congress.
- H.R. 4539 (103rd): Treasury, Postal Service and General Government Appropriations Act, 1995
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.
Hoyer sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Hoyer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 36: Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box ...
- H.J.Res. 76: Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the ...
- H.R. 1059: Russia Sanctions Review Act of 2017
- H.R. 4897 (114th): Information Technology Modernization Act
- H.Con.Res. 119 (114th): Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap ...
- H.Con.Res. 21 (114th): Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap ...
- H.Res. 44 (114th): Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to permit Delegates and ...
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H.Res. 937: Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (S. 2943) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2017 for military activities of the Department ...
Dec 1, 2016. Passed 277/139.
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 of ...
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. 1765 (113th): Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013
Apr 26, 2013. Passed 361/41.
H.R. 3630 (112th): Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012
Feb 17, 2012. Passed 293/132.
H.R. 3078 (112th): United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
Oct 12, 2011. Passed 262/167.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
From Jun 1981 to Apr 2017, Hoyer missed 559 of 21,509 roll call votes, which is 2.6%. This is on par with 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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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GPO Member Guide for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills