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Votes & Impacts

CBO Score Bill Name Date
$685.4 Billion
H.R. 5515: John S. McCain National Defense Authorization ...

This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs...

May 18, 2018
$668.8 Billion
H.R. 2810: National Defense Authorization Act

This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs...

November 09, 2017
$8.4 Billion
H.R. 2353: Strengthening Career and Technical Education f...

Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Sec. 4) The effective date...

June 05, 2017
$7.6 Billion
S. 2269: Global Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2017

A bill to reauthorize the Global Food Security Act of 2016 for 5 additional years.

June 12, 2018
$7.3 Billion
H.R. 1370: Continuing Appropriations Act, Department of D...

Amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 to provide continuing FY2018 appropriations to federal agencies through...

December 21, 2017
$6.6 Billion
S. 2736: Asia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018

A bill to develop a long-term strategic vision and a comprehensive, multifaceted, and principled United...

November 13, 2018
$3.7 Billion
S. 3479: Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorit...

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to extend certain expiring provisions of...

September 19, 2018
$1.8 Billion
H.R. 302: FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (House only)

This legislation reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration.

October 01, 2018
$1.5 Billion
H.R. 5385: Dr. Benjy Frances Brooks Children's Hospital G...

H.R. 5385 would amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize payments to children’s hospitals...

July 27, 2018
$473 Million
H.R. 3364: Countering America’s Adversaries Through San...

To provide congressional review and to counter aggression by the Governments of Iran, the Russian...

July 24, 2017
$450 Million
S. 97: Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act of 2017

A bill to enable civilian research and development of advanced nuclear energy technologies by private...

June 12, 2017
$438 Million
S. 2155: Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer...

This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) to allow a depository institution or...

March 08, 2018
$330 Million
H.R. 2200: Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevent...

To reauthorize the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, and for other purposes.

October 30, 2018
$250 Million
S. 782: PROTECT Our Children Act of 2017

A bill to reauthorize the National Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program, and for...

July 17, 2017
$249 Million
H.R. 5554: Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee A...

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to reauthorize user fee programs relating...

June 06, 2018

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Joe Linus Barton is a Representative from Texas. Born in Waco, Texas in 1949, he earned his B.A. from Texas A&M University in 1972 and his M.S. from Purdue University in 1973. He was a business executive, and a White House fellow serving as an aide to Secretary of Energy James B. Edwards from 1981-1982. He was elected as a Republican to the 99th and to the sixteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1985-present).

He served as the chair of the Committee on Energy and Commerce (108th and 109th Congresses).


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