Read our 2014 Report Card for Latham.
Our unique analysis of the bills Latham sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Latham is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Latham was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2610 (113th): Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
- H.R. 1765 (113th): Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013
- H.R. 2563 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 309 East Linn Street in Marshalltown, Iowa, as the “Major Scott Nisely Post Office”.
- H.R. 3030 (107th): Basic Pilot Extension Act of 2001
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.
Latham sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Economics and Public Finance (17%) Taxation (17%) Health (14%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Education (7%) Agriculture and Food (7%)
Some of Latham’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5064 (113th): Lean and Responsive Government Act
- H.R. 4757 (113th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand certain exceptions ...
- H.R. 4745 (113th): Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
- H.R. 3722 (113th): To provide protections for certain sports medicine professionals who provide certain medical ...
- H.R. 3721 (113th): America’s Agricultural Heritage Partnership Reauthorization Act
- H.R. 3166 (113th): To appropriate such funds as may be necessary to ensure certain important ...
- H.R. 3165 (113th): Common Sense Health Reform Americans Actually Want Act
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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. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
S. 365 (112th): Budget Control Act of 2011
Aug 1, 2011. Passed 269/161.
The Budget Control Act of 2011 (Pub.L. 112–25, S. 365, 125 Stat. 240, enacted August 2, 2011) is a federal statute in the United States that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on August 2, 2011. The Act brought conclusion to the United ...
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.Res. 1184 (111th): Congratulating the 2009-2010 University of Maryland Men’s Basketball Team, Greivis Vasquez, and Coach Gary Williams on an ...
Mar 17, 2010. Passed 279/132.
H.Res. 317 (111th): Recognizing the region from Manhattan, Kansas, to Columbia, Missouri, as the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor, and ...
Sep 15, 2009. Passed 312/108.
H.R. 2918 (111th): Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2010
Jun 19, 2009. Passed 232/178.
From Jan 1995 to Dec 2014, Latham missed 125 of 13,513 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. ProPublica has tracked 3 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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