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:
Lynch was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 1670 (114th): National POW/MIA Remembrance Act of 2015
- H.R. 313 (114th): 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 (30%) Finance and Financial Sector (16%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Law (8%) Health (8%) Labor and Employment (5%)
Some of Lynch’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1856: Justice for Victims of Confidential Informant Crime Act of 2017
- H.R. 1857: Confidential Informant Accountability Act of 2017
- H.R. 1442: Public Service Federal Eligibility Protection Act of 2017
- H.R. 1220: To establish the Adams Memorial Commission to carry out the provisions of Public ...
- H.R. 1037: To authorize the National Emergency Medical Services Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative ...
- H.R. 1001: Veterans Federal Hiring Protection Act of 2017
- H.R. 760: Postal Service Financial Improvement Act of 2017
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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 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. 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 Apr 2017, Lynch missed 421 of 10,923 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% 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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