Robert Aderholt Committee Assignments Sample


Financial Services Committee


Spencer Bachus (AL), Chair
Peter King (NY)
Ed Royce (CA)
Frank Lucas (OK)
Ron Paul (TX)
Donald Manzullo (IL)
Walter Jones (NC)
Judy Biggert (IL)
Gary Miller (CA)
Shelley Moore Capito (WV)
Jeb Hensarling (TX)
Scott Garrett (NJ)
Nan Hayworth (NY)
Randy Neugebauer (TX)
Tom Price (GA)
Patrick McHenry (NC)
John Campbell(CA)
Michele Bachmann (MN)
Kenny Marchant (TX)
Thaddeus McCotter (MI)
Kevin McCarthy (CA)
Bill Posey (FL)
Francisco Canseco (TX)
Robert Dold (IL)
Sean P. Duffy (WI)
Michael G. Fitzpatrick (PA)
Michael G. Grimm (NY)
Bill Huizenga (MI)
Robert Hurt (VA)
Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO)
Steve Pearce (NM)
James B. Renacci (OH)
David Schweikert (AZ)
Steve Stivers (OH)
Lynn Westmoreland (GA)

Minority (Note: full committee minority membership not yet confirmed)

Barney Frank (MA), Ranking
Maxine Waters (CA)
Carolyn B. Maloney (NY)
Luis V. Gutierrez (IL)
Nydia M. Velázquez (NY)
Melvin L. Watt (NC)
Gary L. Ackerman (NY)
Brad Sherman (CA)
Gregory W. Meeks (NY)
Michael E. Capuano (MA)
Rubén Hinojosa (TX)
William Lacy Clay (MO)
Carolyn McCarthy (NY)
Joe Baca (CA)
Stephen F. Lynch (MA)
Brad Miller (NC)
David Scott (GA)
Al Green (TX)
Emanuel Cleaver (MO)
Keith Ellison (MN)
Ed Perlmutter (CO)
Joe Donnelly (IN)
Andre Carson (IN)
Jackie Speier (CA)
James A. Himes (CT)
Gary C. Peters (MI)

Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises


Scott Garrett (NJ), Chairman
David Schweikert (AZ), Vice Chair
Peter King (NY)
Ed Royce (CA)
Frank Lucas (OK)
Donald Manzullo (IL)
Judy Biggert (IL)
Jeb Hensarling (TX)
Randy Neugebauer (TX)
John Campbell (CA)
Kenny Marchant (TX)
Thaddeus McCotter (MI)
Kevin McCarthy (CA)
Stevan Pearce (NM)
Bill Posey (FL)
Michael Fitzpatrick (PA)
Nan Hayworth (NY)
Robert Hurt (VA)
Michael Grimm (NY)
Steve Stivers (OH)


Maxine Waters (CA), Ranking Member
Gary Ackerman (NY)
Brad Sherman (CA)
Ruben Hinojosa (TX)
Stephen Lynch (MA)
Brad Miller (NC)
Carolyn Maloney (NY)
Gwen Moore (WI)
Ed Perlmutter (CO)
Joe Donnelly (IN)
Andre Carson (IN)
Jim Himes (CT)
Gary Peters (MI)
Al Green (TX)
Keith Ellison (MN)

The subcommittee handling housing authorization issues has been renamed as the Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity Subcommittee.  Its members are:


Judy Biggert (IL), Chairman
Robert Hurt (VA), Vice Chair
Gary Miller (CA)
Shelley Moore Capito (WV)
Scott Garrett (NJ)
Patrick McHenry (NC)
Lynn Westmoreland (GA)
Sean Duffy (WI)
Robert Dold (IL)
Steve Stivers (OH)


Luis Gutierrez (IL), Ranking
Maxine Waters (CA)
Nydia Velazquez (NY)
Emanuel Cleaver (MO)
William Lacy Clay (MO)
Mel Watt (NC)
Brad Sherman (CA)
Michael Capuano (MA)

House Appropriations Committee (Note: full committee membership not yet confirmed)


Harold Rogers (KY), Chair
Jerry Lewis (CA)
C. W. Bill Young (FL)
Frank R. Wolf (VA)
Jack Kingston (GA)
Rodney P. Frelinghuysen (NJ)
Tom Latham (IA)
Robert Aderholt (AL)
Jo Ann Emerson (MO)
Kay Granger (TX)
Michael K. Simpson (ID)
John Abney Culberson (TX)
Ander Crenshaw (FL)
Dennis R. Rehberg (MT)
John Carter (TX)
Rodney Alexander (LA)
Ken Calvert (CA)
Jo Bonner (AL)
Steven C. LaTourette (OH)
Tom Cole (OK)
Mario Diaz-Balart (FL)
Charles Dent (PA)
Steve Womack (AR)


Norman Dicks (WA), Ranking
Marcy Kaptur (OH)
Peter J. Visclosky (IN)
Nita M. Lowey (NY)
Jose E. Serrano (NY)
Rosa L. DeLauro (CT)
James P. Moran (VA)
John W. Olver (MA)
Ed Pastor (AZ)
David E. Price (NC)
Maurice D. Hinchey (NY)
Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA)
Sam Farr (CA)
Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (IL)
Chaka Fattah (PA)
Steven R. Rothman (NJ)
Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA)
Barbara Lee (CA)
Adam Schiff (CA)
Michael Honda(CA)
Betty McCollum (MN)

House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee


Tom Latham (IA), Chairman
Frank Wolf (VA)
John Carter (TX)
Steve LaTourette (OH)
Mario Diaz-Balart (FL)
Charles Dent (PA)
Steve Womack (AR)


John Olver (MA), Ranking
Ed Pastor (AZ)
Marcy Kaptur (OH)
David Price (NC)


Senate committee assignments are also taking shape.  While not yet final, the Senate authorization and appropriations committees have revealed the following member assignments:

Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee


Tim Johnson (SD), Chair
Jack Reed (RI)
Charles Schumer (NY)
Robert Menendez (NJ)
Daniel Akaka (HI)
Sherrod Brown (OH)
Jon Tester (MT)
Herb Kohl (WI)
Mark Warner (VA)
Jeff Merkley (OR)
Michael Bennet (CO)


Richard Shelby (AL), Ranking
Michael Crapo (ID)
Bob Corker (TN)
James DeMint (SC)
David Vitter (LA)
Mike Johanns (NE)
Kay Bailey Hutchison (TX)

Senate Appropriations Committee


Daniel K. Inouye (HI), Chair
Patrick J. Leahy (VT)
Tom Harkin (IA)
Barbara A. Mikulski (MD)
Herb Kohl (WI)
Patty Murray (WA)
Dianne Feinstein (CA)
Richard J. Durbin (OH)
Tim Johnson (SD)
Mary L. Landrieu (LA)
Jack Reed (RI)
Frank Lautenberg (NJ)
Ben Nelson (NE)
Mark Pryor (AR)
Jon Tester (MT)


Thad Cochran (MS), Ranking
Mitch McConnell (KY)
Richard C. Shelby (AL)
Kay Bailey Hutchison (TX)
Lamar Alexander(TN)
Susan Collins (ME)
Lisa Murkowski (AK)

Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee


Patty Murray (WA), Chairman
Barbara Mikulski (MD)
Herb Kohl (WI)
Richard Durbin (IL)
Patrick Leahy (VT)
Tom Harkin (IA)
Dianne Feinstein (CA)
Tim Johnson (SD)
Frank Lautenberg (NJ)
Sherrod Brown (OH)


Richard Shelby (AL), Ranking
Kay Bailey Hutchison (TX)
Lamar Alexander (TN)
Susan Collins (M


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2017 Report Card for Aderholt.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Aderholt 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 Aderholt has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Committee Membership

Robert Aderholt sits on the following committees:

  • House Committee on Appropriations
    • Chair, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
    • Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
    • Member, Subcommittee on Defense
  • Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

Enacted Legislation

Aderholt was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:

  • H.R. 3049 (114th): Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
  • H.R. 2410 (113th): Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
  • H.R. 6582 (112th): American Energy Manufacturing Technical Corrections Act
  • H.R. 2017 (112th): Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012
  • H.R. 4806 (106th): To designate the Federal building located at 1710 Alabama Avenue in Jasper, Alabama, as the “Carl Elliott Federal Building”.

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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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Aderholt sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (36%)Agriculture and Food (27%)Health (18%)Science, Technology, Communications (18%)

Recent Bills

Some of Aderholt’s most recently sponsored bills include...

  • H.Con.Res. 101: Providing for a joint session of Congress to receive a message from the ...
  • H.R. 3268: Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018
  • H.Con.Res. 26: To express the sense of Congress that the first launch of the Space ...
  • H.R. 5054 (114th): Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, ...
  • H.R. 4540 (114th): SNAP Empowerment and Accountability Act of 2016
  • H.R. 3597 (114th): Medicaid Qualified Providers Clarification Act
  • H.R. 3049 (114th): Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, ...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Aderholt’s VoteVote Description
No 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.
Nay S. 1252: Global Food Security Act of 2016
Jul 6, 2016. Passed 369/53.
The Global Food Security Act of 2016 (Pub.L. 114–195), is a law introduced on March 24, 2015 in the 114th Congress by Representative Christopher Henry "Chris" Smith (New Jersey-R) and on May 7, 2015 by Senator Robert Patrick "Bob" Casey Jr. (Pennsylvania-D), and signed by ...
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
No 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. ...
Yea 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 ...
Yea 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 ...
Aye H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
Nay S. 1603 (113th): Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
Sep 16, 2014. Passed 359/64.
No 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 ...
Nay H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1997 to Mar 2018, Aderholt missed 380 of 14,309 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Time PeriodVotes EligibleMissed VotesPercentPercentile
1997 Jan-Mar7100.0%0th
1997 Apr-Jun17410.6%20th
1997 Jul-Sep23200.0%0th
1997 Oct-Nov16300.0%0th
1998 Jan-Mar8911.1%24th
1998 Apr-Jun18500.0%0th
1998 Jul-Sep19921.0%37th
1998 Oct-Dec7400.0%0th
1999 Jan-Mar7711.3%37th
1999 Apr-Jun184105.4%78th
1999 Jul-Sep20400.0%0th
1999 Oct-Nov14621.4%36th
2000 Jan-Mar9511.1%21st
2000 Apr-Jun27700.0%0th
2000 Jul-Sep13000.0%0th
2000 Oct-Dec10122.0%18th
2001 Jan-Mar7500.0%0th
2001 Apr-Jun13596.7%85th
2001 Jul-Sep14900.0%0th
2001 Oct-Dec15374.6%70th
2002 Jan-Mar7911.3%34th
2002 Apr-Jun20321.0%24th
2002 Jul-Sep14121.4%41st
2002 Oct-Nov6134.9%70th
2003 Jan-Mar9411.1%38th
2003 Apr-Jun23920.8%31st
2003 Jul-Sep19394.7%79th
2003 Oct-Dec15174.6%64th
2004 Jan-Mar1041211.5%84th
2004 Apr-Jun221115.0%71st
2004 Jul-Sep16142.5%41st
2004 Oct-Dec5800.0%0th
2005 Jan-Mar9000.0%0th
2005 Apr-Jun27200.0%0th
2005 Jul-Sep14600.0%0th
2005 Oct-Dec16300.0%0th
2006 Jan-Mar8111.2%38th
2006 Apr-Jun27600.0%0th
2006 Jul-Sep15910.6%29th
2006 Nov-Dec2700.0%0th
2007 Jan-Mar213115.2%84th
2007 Apr-Jun39310.3%8th
2007 Jul-Sep31741.3%32nd
2007 Oct-Dec26351.9%32nd
2008 Jan-Mar149149.4%84th
2008 Apr-Jun321113.4%58th
2008 Jul-Sep20552.4%48th
2008 Oct-Dec1500.0%0th
2009 Jan-Mar17463.4%68th
2009 Apr-Jun30351.7%41st
2009 Jul-Sep26872.6%66th
2009 Oct-Dec2463413.8%95th
2010 Jan-Mar19521.0%24th
2010 Apr-Jun21952.3%44th
2010 Jul-Sep15132.0%50th
2010 Nov-Dec9911.0%21st
2011 Jan-Mar21231.4%57th
2011 Apr-Jun28120.7%34th
2011 Jul-Sep24700.0%0th
2011 Oct-Dec20810.5%18th
2012 Jan-Mar15121.3%44th
2012 Apr-Jun29931.0%40th
2012 Jul-Sep15221.3%47th
2012 Nov-Dec5100.0%0th
2013 Jan-Jan500.0%0th
2013 Jan-Mar891618.0%97th
2013 Apr-Jun21531.4%43rd
2013 Jul-Sep20031.5%52nd
2013 Oct-Dec1371712.4%95th
2014 Jan-Mar148117.4%87th
2014 Apr-Jun21931.4%44th
2014 Jul-Sep1473725.2%98th
2014 Nov-Dec492040.8%99th
2015 Jan-Mar14432.1%50th
2015 Apr-Jun24472.9%73rd
2015 Jul-Sep13910.7%34th
2015 Oct-Dec17700.0%0th
2016 Jan-Mar13742.9%53rd
2016 Apr-Jun20421.0%32nd
2016 Jul-Sep23220.9%42nd
2016 Nov-Dec4836.3%83rd
2017 Jan-Mar20831.4%51st
2017 Apr-Jun1361813.2%95th
2017 Jul-Sep19931.5%63rd
2017 Oct-Dec16742.4%55th
2018 Jan-Mar10111.0%30th

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