Our unique analysis of the bills Keating 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). Keating is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Keating for more statistics.
William Keating sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Foreign Affairs
- House Committee on Homeland Security
Keating sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Crime and Law Enforcement (17%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Immigration (11%) Private Legislation (11%)
Some of Keating’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6075: To clarify the United States interest in certain submerged lands in the area ...
- H.R. 5598: Plymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2016
- H.R. 5599: Plymouth 400th Commemoration Commission Act of 2016
- H.R. 5495: To require that certain information relating to terrorism investigations be included in the ...
- H.R. 5056: Airport Perimeter and Access Control Security Act of 2016
- H.R. 5057: Safe Prescribing for Veterans Act
- H.R. 4800: To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to carry out a land exchange ...
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|Keating’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 2017: Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015
Feb 12, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 880: American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2015
May 20, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
H.R. 644: Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015
Feb 12, 2015. Passed.
From Jan 2011 to Sep 2016, Keating missed 100 of 4,087 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 27 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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