Read our 2016 Report Card for Murphy.
Our unique analysis of the bills Murphy 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). Murphy is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Tim Murphy sits on the following committees:
Murphy was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 1063 (112th): Strengthening Medicare And Repaying Taxpayers Act of 2012
- H.R. 3988 (112th): Generic Drug and Biosimilar User Fee Act of 2012
- H.R. 3825 (109th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 770 Trumbull Drive in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as the “Clayton J. Smith Memorial Post Office Building”.
- H.R. 3256 (109th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3038 West Liberty Avenue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as the “Congressman James Grove Fulton Memorial Post ...
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.
Murphy sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Murphy’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1122: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for clarification ...
- H.R. 6120 (114th): SPARC Act
- H.Res. 850 (114th): Recognizing suicide as a public health problem and expressing support for designation ...
- H.Res. 848 (114th): Calling for the maintenance of effective trade remedies for United States manufacturers ...
- H.Res. 712 (114th): Expressing support for the designation of May 2016 as “Mental Health Month”.
- H.Res. 659 (114th): Expressing support for the designation of March 30, 2016, as “World Bipolar ...
- H.Con.Res. 118 (114th): Recognizing the soldiers of the 14th Quartermaster Detachment of the United States ...
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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. 2362 (112th): Indian Tribal Trade and Investment Demonstration Project Act of 2011
Jul 23, 2012. Failed 222/160.
H.R. 4628 (112th): Interest Rate Reduction Act
Apr 27, 2012. Passed 215/195.
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 ...
H.R. 1752 (111th): To provide that the usual day for paying salaries in or under the House of Representatives may ...
Jul 30, 2009. Failed 282/144.
H.Res. 1031 (110th): Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 895) establishing within the House of Representatives an ...
Mar 11, 2008. Passed 229/182.
From Jan 2003 to Feb 2017, Murphy missed 180 of 10,200 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 62 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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