Voting Record by Policy Area
Policy AreaTotal
economics and public finance 360 239
66%
115 1 5
1%
armed forces and national security 105 81
77%
23 1
1%
energy 74 48
65%
25 1
1%
crime and law enforcement 62 46
74%
16
health 56 33
59%
23
taxation 48 18
38%
30
education 37 21
57%
16
transportation and public works 32 25
78%
7
labor and employment 30 21
70%
7 2
7%
international affairs 29 22
76%
7
agriculture and food 27 19
70%
8
finance and financial sector 24 21
88%
3
immigration 23 19
83%
4
water resources development 16 13
81%
3
emergency management 14 11
79%
3
government operations and politics 14 6
43%
8
environmental protection 8 7
88%
1
13%
families 7 7
100%

congress 5 2
40%
3
foreign trade and international finance 5 5
100%

native americans 4 4
100%

public lands and natural resources 4 3
75%
1
science, technology, communications 3 1
33%
2
law 1 1
100%

Voting Record by Legislative Subjects

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765 congressional oversight 609 executive agency funding and structure 586 government studies and investigations 585 administrative law and regulatory procedures 516 government trust funds 515 public contracts and procurement 490 higher education 479 appropriations 478 research administration and funding 457 research and development 439 elementary and secondary education 435 health care costs and insurance 434 aviation and airports 432 oil and gas 430 education programs funding 413 terrorism 412 rural conditions and development 397 energy efficiency and conservation 396 government employee pay, benefits, personnel management 387 government information and archives 373 defense spending 373 alternative and renewable resources 372 health care coverage and access 371 veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation 368 department of defense 353 licensing and registrations 353 veterans' medical care 352 health facilities and institutions 347 civil actions and liability 344 performance measurement 343 student aid and college costs 342 military operations and strategy 340 small business 337 government buildings, facilities, and property 335 accounting and auditing 334 health programs administration and funding 330 child health 330 manufacturing 322 fraud offenses and financial crimes 320 government lending and loan guarantees 319 user charges and fees 319 nuclear weapons 315 hazardous wastes and toxic substances 313 medical research 313 sales and excise taxes 309 electric power generation and transmission 307 prescription drugs 305 marine and inland water transportation 304 health personnel 301 housing and community development funding 301 child safety and welfare 299 climate change and greenhouse gases 298 department of veterans affairs 298 foreign aid and international relief 298 crime victims 297 disability and paralysis 296 advisory bodies 292 forests, forestry, trees 292 sex offenses 289 water use and supply 282 poverty and welfare assistance 279 drug, alcohol, tobacco use 278 budget deficits and national debt 276 employment and training programs 273 land use and conservation 271 health technology, devices, supplies 271 water quality 268 fires 265 computer security and identity theft 265 infrastructure development 263 law enforcement administration and funding 263 drug trafficking and controlled substances 262 employee hiring 261 military personnel and dependents 261 medicaid 258 medicare 257 middle east 256 transportation programs funding 255 veterans' pensions and compensation 248 state and local finance 248 state and local government operations 248 wildlife conservation and habitat protection 248 mental health 247 members of congress 246 criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation 246 legislative rules and procedure 245 land transfers 240 disaster relief and insurance 237 water resources funding 236 marine and coastal resources, fisheries 236 women's health 235 veterans' loans, housing, homeless programs 234 computers and information technology 233 employee benefits and pensions 233 department of energy 231 energy storage, supplies, demand 229 social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations 226 latin america 226 military procurement, research, weapons development 226 housing finance and home ownership 224 tax administration and collection, taxpayers 223 intellectual property 223 roads and highways 222 indian social and development programs 220 intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information 217 social security and elderly assistance 217 administrative remedies 215 emergency medical services and trauma care 214 transportation safety and security 214 budget process 214 internet and video services 213 mining 213 nuclear power 212 caribbean area 212 california 212 radioactive wastes and releases 211 food assistance and relief 210 alaska 209 arms control and nonproliferation 208 public-private cooperation 206 senate 204 strategic materials and reserves 202 diplomacy, foreign officials, americans abroad 200 unemployment 200 detention of persons 199 trade agreements and negotiations 199 u.s. postal service 197 department of the treasury 194 competitiveness, trade promotion, trade deficits 193 military facilities and property 193 public utilities and utility rates 191 national guard and reserves 191 economic performance and conditions 189 health care quality 189 judicial review and appeals 188 environmental assessment, monitoring, research 187 medical education 185 energy research 184 u.s. territories and protectorates 184 international organizations and cooperation 182 energy assistance for the poor and aged 181 europe 178 border security and unlawful immigration 178 air quality 177 health promotion and preventive care 175 federal appellate courts 175 asia 174 banking and financial institutions regulation 173 financial services and investments 172 transportation costs 172 corporate finance and management 171 postal service 168 international law and treaties 168 science and engineering education 165 emergency planning and evacuation 165 navigation, waterways, harbors 164 texas 163 health information and medical records 161 iran 161 lawyers and legal services 161 state and local taxation 159 cuba 159 minority education 158 religion 158 floods and storm protection 157 disability assistance 157 business investment and capital 156 income tax credits 156 crimes against children 156 human rights 154 educational facilities and institutions 153 conflicts and wars 153 department of health and human services 153 intergovernmental relations 152 federal officials 152 assault and harassment offenses 152 motor vehicles 151 comprehensive health care 151 building construction 150 department of homeland security 150 chemical and biological weapons 149 trade restrictions 149 historic sites and heritage areas 149 alaska natives and hawaiians 149 bank accounts, deposits, capital 148 iraq 148 russia 148 environmental regulatory procedures 148 consumer affairs 148 department of the interior 148 solid waste and recycling 147 employment discrimination and employee rights 147 adoption and foster care 147 dams and canals 146 lighting and heating 145 guam 145 firearms and explosives 144 currency 144 sanctions 144 tax reform and tax simplification 143 afghanistan 142 military assistance, sales, and agreements 141 military medicine 141 right of privacy 140 criminal justice information and records 139 birds 139 pollution liability 138 israel 138 low- and moderate-income housing 138 national institutes of health (nih) 138 outdoor recreation 136 home and outpatient care 135 economic development 135 washington state 135 wages and earnings 135 canada 134 endangered and threatened species 133 technology transfer and commercialization 133 government corporations and government-sponsored enterprises 132 law enforcement officers 132 teaching, teachers, curricula 131 domestic violence and child abuse 131 separation, divorce, custody, support 130 metals 129 africa 129 correctional facilities and imprisonment 129 district of columbia 129 department of agriculture 128 lakes and rivers 128 military education and training 128 nevada 127 worker safety and health 127 syria 127 parks, recreation areas, trails 127 property tax 125 industrial facilities 125 homelessness and emergency shelter 125 life, casualty, property insurance 124 presidents and presidential powers, vice presidents 124 railroads 124 agricultural prices, subsidies, credit 123 hospital care 123 buy american requirements 123 armed forces retirement home 122 alliances 122 criminal procedure and sentencing 122 indian lands and resources rights 122 visas and passports 121 transportation employees 121 medical tests and diagnostic methods 121 environmental protection agency (epa) 121 pipelines 121 virginia 121 human trafficking 120 inflation and prices 120 crime prevention 120 northern mariana islands 120 oregon 120 virgin islands 119 elections, voting, political campaign regulation 118 residential rehabilitation and home repair 116 personnel records 116 child care and development 115 family services 115 income tax rates 114 labor standards 113 department of justice 113 atmospheric science and weather 113 arctic and polar regions 112 infectious and parasitic diseases 112 cemeteries and funerals 112 taxation of foreign income 111 judicial procedure and administration 111 puerto rico 110 family planning and birth control 110 protection of officials 109 department of transportation 109 first responders and emergency personnel 108 watersheds 107 american samoa 106 illinois 106 ukraine 106 materials 106 new mexico 106 food supply, safety, and labeling 104 spacecraft and satellites 104 military command and structure 104 sovereignty, recognition, national governance and status 103 china 103 fishes 102 advanced technology and technological innovations 102 juvenile crime and gang violence 101 defense nuclear facilities safety board 100 immunology and vaccination 100 mexico 100 minority and disadvantaged businesses 100 youth employment and child labor 99 customs enforcement 99 immigration status and procedures 99 constitution and constitutional amendments 99 labor-management relations 98 environmental technology 97 crimes against women 97 department of labor 96 refugees, asylum, displaced persons 96 violent crime 96 hunting and fishing 96 transfer and inheritance taxes 95 government liability 95 idaho 95 tax-exempt organizations 95 hybrid, electric, and advanced technology vehicles 94 montana 94 tariffs 94 coast guard 94 national aeronautics and space administration 94 public transit 94 securities 93 house of representatives 93 world health 92 wetlands 92 general services administration 92 consumer financial protection bureau 91 evidence and witnesses 90 army corps of engineers 90 immigrant health and welfare 90 minority health 90 preschool education 89 department of state 89 congressional operations and organization 89 free trade and trade barriers 88 income tax deductions 87 government ethics and transparency, public corruption 87 hearing, speech, and vision care 87 pakistan 87 federal energy regulatory commission (ferc) 87 maryland 87 nutrition and diet 86 arizona 86 ecology 85 foreign labor 85 interest, dividends, interest rates 85 museums, exhibitions, cultural centers 85 utah 85 employee performance 84 military readiness 84 congressional committees 84 telephone and wireless communication 83 minnesota 83 business records 83 department of education 83 soil pollution 82 art, artists, authorship 81 pornography 81 kansas 81 motor carriers 80 pacific ocean 80 special education 80 genetics 80 kentucky 79 florida 79 seafood 78 department of housing and urban development 78 palau 78 abortion 77 long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care 77 military law 75 department of commerce 74 internal revenue service (irs) 73 neurological disorders 72 kuwait 72 wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats 72 marine pollution 72 u.s. and foreign investments 72 pest management 71 smuggling and trafficking 70 insects 69 economic theory 69 great lakes 68 new jersey 68 educational technology and distance education 68 real estate business 68 judges 68 mississippi river 67 aging 67 congressional tributes 67 nebraska 67 coal 67 commemorative events and holidays 67 motor fuels 66 debt collection 66 public participation and lobbying 66 centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) 66 policy sciences 66 public housing 65 employment taxes 65 war and emergency powers 65 insurance industry and regulation 65 migrant, seasonal, agricultural labor 65 military history 65 united nations 64 agricultural conservation and pollution 64 energy revenues and royalties 63 japan 63 natural disasters 63 rule of law and government transparency 63 education of the disadvantaged 62 south korea 62 agricultural insurance 62 social security administration 62 vocational and technical education 61 energy prices 61 u.s. capitol 61 delta regional authority 61 securities and exchange commission (sec) 60 congressional officers and employees 60 north korea 60 charitable contributions 59 monuments and memorials 59 taiwan 58 veterans' organizations and recognition 58 federal communications commission (fcc) 58 environmental health 58 executive office of the president 58 mammals 57 jordan 57 agricultural trade 57 income tax exclusion 57 academic performance and assessments 57 american battle monuments commission 57 commodities markets 57 mississippi 57 national railroad passenger corporation (amtrak) 57 water storage 56 south dakota 56 arab-israeli relations 56 yemen 55 animal protection and human-animal relationships 55 citizenship and naturalization 55 hawaii 55 regional and metropolitan planning 54 gulf of mexico 54 hiv/aids 54 sex and reproductive health 54 space flight and exploration 54 u.s. agency for international development (usaid) 54 u.s. sentencing commission 53 new york state 52 central intelligence agency (cia) 52 adult education and literacy 52 denali commission 52 georgia 52 missouri 52 nuclear regulatory commission (nrc) 52 product safety and quality 51 north dakota 51 sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination 51 appalachian regional commission 51 travel and tourism 50 international exchange and broadcasting 50 agricultural research 50 congressional agencies 50 consumer credit 50 language arts 50 livestock 50 nuclear waste technical review board 50 small business administration 49 federal district courts 49 colombia 49 national archives and records administration 48 micronesia 48 oklahoma 48 trade adjustment assistance 47 office of the u.s. trade representative 47 portugal 46 vietnam 46 food industry and services 46 foreign and international corporations 46 government accountability office (gao) 46 housing for the elderly and disabled 46 library of congress 45 international monetary system and foreign exchange 45 architect of the capitol 45 congressional budget office (cbo) 45 congressional research service (crs) 45 federal preemption 45 marketing and advertising 45 organized crime 45 tennessee 44 agricultural marketing and promotion 44 drug enforcement administration (dea) 44 federal emergency management agency (fema) 44 physical fitness and lifestyle 44 somalia 44 specialized courts 44 television and film 43 alabama 43 chesapeake bay 43 foreign language and bilingual programs 43 philippines 43 school administration 42 georgia (republic) 42 foreign property 42 sports and recreation facilities 42 turkey 42 war crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity 41 ohio 41 national transportation safety board (ntsb) 40 alternative treatments 40 animal and plant health 40 federal reserve system 40 food and drug administration (fda) 40 housing supply and affordability 40 service animals 39 marriage and family status 39 census and government statistics 39 colorado 39 gambling 39 government publishing office (gpo) 39 national science foundation 39 office of personnel management (opm) 39 school athletics 38 fruit and vegetables 38 germany 38 homeland security 37 women's employment 37 service industries 37 arkansas 37 wisconsin 37 wyoming 36 competition and antitrust 36 marshall islands 36 alcoholic beverages 36 palestinians 36 political movements and philosophies 36 retail and wholesale trades 36 surgery and anesthesia 35 commodity futures trading commission 35 guatemala 35 honduras 35 music 35 saudi arabia 35 tax treatment of families 34 digestive and metabolic diseases 34 federal deposit insurance corporation (fdic) 34 horticulture and plants 34 income tax deferral 34 massachusetts 34 national credit union administration 33 uganda 33 racial and ethnic relations 33 access board 33 arctic ocean 33 drug therapy 33 farmland 33 federal maritime commission 33 interagency council on homelessness 33 iowa 33 privacy and civil liberties oversight board 32 congressional leadership 32 drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation 32 federal bureau of investigation (fbi) 32 indian claims 32 lebanon 32 merit systems protection board 32 military civil functions 32 news media and reporting 32 radiation 32 supreme court 32 united kingdom 31 estonia 31 latvia 31 lithuania 31 chad 31 connecticut 31 housing discrimination 31 medical ethics 31 neighborhood reinvestment corporation 30 aquaculture 30 el salvador 30 espionage and treason 30 financial crises and stabilization 30 multilateral development programs 30 office of management and budget (omb) 30 saint lawrence seaway 30 u.s. history 29 freedom of information 29 agricultural practices and innovations 29 accidents 29 educational guidance 29 export-import bank of the united states 29 new york city 29 niger 29 noise pollution 29 nursing 29 trade secrets and economic espionage 28 senate committee on the budget 28 european union 28 administrative conference of the u.s. 28 aquatic ecology 28 consumer product safety commission 28 delaware 28 election assistance commission 28 employee leave 28 federal labor relations authority 28 federal trade commission (ftc) 28 federal-indian relations 28 humanities programs funding 28 meat 28 office of government ethics 28 office of special counsel 28 postal regulatory commission 28 selective service system 28 u.s. international trade commission 27 egypt 27 national and community service 27 capital gains tax 27 maine 27 reconstruction and stabilization 27 veterinary medicine and animal diseases 26 agricultural equipment and machinery 26 business expenses 26 commission on civil rights 26 equal employment opportunity commission (eeoc) 26 federal election commission (fec) 26 grain 26 legal services corporation 26 marine mammal commission 26 u.s. commission on international religious freedom 25 pension benefit guaranty corporation 25 bahrain 25 corporation for national and community service 25 corporation for public broadcasting 25 crimes against property 25 financial literacy 25 pedestrians and bicycling 25 smithsonian institution 24 nigeria 24 women in business 24 burma 24 cultural exchanges and relations 24 professional sports 24 women's rights 23 agricultural education 23 cardiovascular and respiratory health 23 family relationships 23 foreign loans and debt 23 general agriculture matters 23 government national mortgage association (ginnie mae) 23 north carolina 23 rhode island 23 south carolina 22 national security agency 22 atlantic ocean 22 emergency communications systems 21 mali 21 michigan 21 poland 21 temporary and part-time employment 21 thailand 20 singapore 20 taxation 20 broadcasting, cable, digital technologies 20 cancer 20 commuting 20 crimes against animals and natural resources 20 joint committee on taxation 20 joint economic committee 20 libya 20 louisiana 20 seashores and lakeshores 19 dental care 19 senate committee on finance 19 general energy matters 19 jurisdiction and venue 19 qatar 19 self-employed 19 technology assessment 18 digital media 18 house committee on ways and means 18 brazil 18 business education 18 gaza strip 18 indonesia 18 ireland 18 italy 18 kenya 18 malaysia 18 pennsylvania 18 state and local courts 18 tanzania 18 west bank 17 foreign and international banking 17 indiana 17 national labor relations board (nlrb) 16 national symbols 16 bankruptcy 16 credit and credit markets 16 democratic republic of the congo 16 director of national intelligence 16 olympic games 16 telecommunication rates and fees 15 haiti 15 oceania 15 overseas private investment corporation (opic) 15 performing arts 14 alternative dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration 14 birth defects 14 burkina faso 14 collective security 14 committee for purchase from people who are blind or severely disabled 14 congressional districts and representation 14 federal mediation and conciliation service 14 federal mine safety and health review commission 14 foreign trade and international finance 14 india 14 lease and rental services 14 mauritania 14 medicare payment advisory commission 14 national capital planning commission 14 national council on disability 14 national foundation on the arts and the humanities 14 national mediation board 14 new hampshire 14 nicaragua 14 occupational safety and health review commission 14 railroad retirement board 14 sexually transmitted diseases 14 u.s. holocaust memorial council 14 venezuela 13 gulf states 13 panama 13 broadcasting board of governors 13 central african republic 13 due process and equal protection 13 morocco 13 south sudan 13 sudan 13 tibet 13 vermont 13 zimbabwe 12 bangladesh 12 cambodia 12 missouri river 12 nepal 12 sri lanka 12 urban and suburban affairs and development 12 women's education 11 house committee on the budget 11 african development foundation 11 congressional-executive branch relations 11 djibouti 11 hydrology and hydrography 11 international affairs 11 northern ireland 11 peace corps 11 trade and development agency 11 western hemisphere 10 farm credit administration 10 historical and cultural resources 10 libraries and archives 10 political parties and affiliation 10 small towns 10 teenage pregnancy 9 first amendment rights 9 musculoskeletal and skin diseases 8 allergies 8 cameroon 8 inter-american foundation 8 subversive activities 8 tunisia 7 archaeology and anthropology 7 asean countries 7 australia 7 community life and organization 7 hereditary and development disorders 7 persian gulf states 7 romania 7 surface transportation board 7 u.s. institute of peace 6 albania 6 books and print media 6 bosnia and herzegovina 6 house committee on appropriations 6 kosovo 6 legal fees and court costs 6 long island sound 6 macedonia 6 moldova 6 serbia 6 sound recording 6 west virginia 5 energy 5 ethiopia 5 photography and imaging 5 public lands and natural resources 5 uzbekistan 4 athletes 4 atlantic coast (u.s.) 4 business ethics 4 earth sciences 4 industrial policy and productivity 4 native americans 4 organ and tissue donation and transplantation 4 protest and dissent 3 product development and innovation 3 cell biology and embryology 3 laos 2 adult day care 2 armed forces and national security 2 chemistry 2 age discrimination 2 caribbean sea 2 cooperative and condominium housing 2 disability and health-based discrimination 2 everglades 2 federally chartered organizations 2 property rights 2 rwanda 2 south africa 1 water resources development 1 cyprus 1 federal prison industries, inc. 1 general taxation matters 1 office of science and technology policy 1 senate committee on agriculture, nutrition, and forestry 1 senate committee on armed services 1 senate committee on banking, housing, and urban affairs 1 senate committee on commerce, science, and transportation 1 senate committee on energy and natural resources 1 senate committee on environment and public works 1 senate committee on foreign relations 1 senate committee on health, education, labor, and pensions 1 senate committee on homeland security and governmental affairs 1 senate committee on indian affairs 1 senate committee on rules and administration 1 senate committee on small business and entrepreneurship 1 senate committee on the judiciary 1 senate committee on veterans' affairs 1 senate select committee on intelligence 1 senate special committee on aging 1 voting rights
Orrin G. Hatch

Orrin G. Hatch

UT
Republican
Born: 1934-03-22