Rep. Jim Matheson
Democrat • 4th District, Utah • 7th Term • Sworn In 2001
- 11 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 256 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 146 of 437)
- 219 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 276 of 440) 18 Made Into Law (Ranks 159 of 440)
Matheson was born March 21, 1960 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He attended Harvard University (BA) and the University of California, Los Angeles (MBA). As a Democrat, he is a rarity in Utah politics. He is more conservative than most Democrats and was elected from a district where George W. Bush won 77% of the vote in 2004. Matheson faces stiff challenges from Republicans every election cycle.
- Today: 11
- Past Seven Days: 42
- All-Time: 35,753
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5823 - Incentivizing Healthcare Quality Outcomes Act of 2014Referred to House Ways and Means Dec 09, 2014 6 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to create incentives for healthcare providers to promote quality healthcare outcomes, and for ...
H.R.4290 - Wakefield Act of 2014Received in the Senate Sep 10, 2014 7 Views
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program.
H.R.4023 - Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Feb 14, 2014 16 Views
To promote competition and help consumers save money by giving them the freedom to choose where they buy prescription pet medications, and for...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5646 - U.S. OUTDOOR ActReferred to the House Committee Sep 18, 2014 4 Views
To provide for duty-free treatment of certain recreational performance outerwear, and for other purposes.
H.R.5481Referred to the Subcommittee Sep 19, 2014 4 Views
To continue the use of a 3-month quarter EHR reporting period for health care providers to demonstrate meaningful use for 2015 under the Medic...
H.R.5441Became Public Law No: 113-199 Dec 04, 2014 30 Views
To amend the Federal charter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States to reflect the service of women in the Armed Forces of the U...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5699: John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5699 John Muir National Historic Site Expansion ActAye (with party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 83: Making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment: H R 83 An Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to energyAye (against party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 5806: Supporting America's Charities Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5806 Supporting America’s Charities ActAbstain (against party)December 11, 2014