Read our 2016 Report Card for Lynch.
Our unique analysis of the bills Lynch 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). Lynch is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Stephen Lynch sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Financial Services
- Member, Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises
- Member, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
- House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Lynch was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 1670: National POW/MIA Remembrance Act of 2015
- H.R. 313: Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015
- H.R. 5528 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 120 Commercial Street in Brockton, Massachusetts, as the “Rocky Marciano Post Office Building”.
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.
Lynch sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (28%) Finance and Financial Sector (19%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Health (9%) Labor and Employment (6%) Housing and Community Development (6%)
Some of Lynch’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 598: To require the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to commission a study ...
- H.R. 5748: To establish the Adams Memorial Commission to carry out the provisions of Public ...
- H.R. 5707: Postal Service Financial Improvement Act of 2016
- H.R. 5603: Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Act
- H.R. 5602: To amend title 31, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of the ...
- H.R. 5075: AIM Act of 2016
- H.R. 2986: Justice for Victims of Confidential Informant Crime Act of 2015
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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.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. 3630 (112th): Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012
Feb 17, 2012. Passed 293/132.
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 ...
S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
H.Res. 915 (111th): Encouraging the Republic of Hungary to respect the rule of law, treat foreign investors fairly, and promote ...
Dec 8, 2009. Passed 333/74.
H.Res. 1525 (110th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 1424) to amend section 712 of ...
Oct 3, 2008. Passed 223/205.
From Oct 2001 to Jan 2017, Lynch missed 414 of 10,761 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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