Read our 2017 Report Card for Marino.
Marino is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Marino has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Tom Marino sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on the Judiciary
- House Committee on Foreign Affairs
Marino was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 560: To amend the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Improvement Act to provide access to certain vehicles serving residents of municipalities adjacent to the Delaware Water Gap National ...
- H.R. 3380 (114th): Transnational Drug Trafficking Act of 2015
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Marino sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (35%) Health (19%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%) Commerce (6%) International Affairs (6%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%)
Some of Marino’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4769: Helping Americans Seek Treatment Act of 2018
- H.R. 4540: To amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to require Members of Congress ...
- H.R. 4493: Eric’s Law
- H.R. 4458: To amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to prohibit the use of ...
- H.R. 3553: Bankruptcy Administration Improvement Act of 2017
- H.R. 2644: Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2017
- H.R. 2643: To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to require the annual human ...
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H.R. 1215: Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017
Jun 28, 2017. Passed 218/210.
Health care costs are skyrocketing. Total health care spending went from 7.2 percent of GDP in 1970 to 17.8 percent in 2015. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services projects that it will rise further to 19.9 percent by 2025. Among the causes of this ...
S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Passed 342/85.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
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.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 273 (113th): To eliminate the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees.
Feb 15, 2013. Passed 261/154.
H.R. 152 (113th): Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013
Jan 15, 2013. Passed 241/180.
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 Jan 2011 to Jan 2018, Marino missed 306 of 4,888 roll call votes, which is 6.3%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 40 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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