Jose E. Serrano
José Enrique Serrano is an American politician who has been a member of the United States House of Representatives since 1990. Serrano, a Democrat from New York, represents a district that is one of the smallest in the country geographically, consisting of a few square miles of the heavily urbanized and populated South Bronx in New York City. Wikipedia*
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Jose E. Serrano has 319 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1990 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for New York's 18th district. The year with the most videos was 2013 with 20 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 20,511 views per program as a Democratic Representative for New York's 16th district. Most appearances with Xavier Becerra (5), Nancy Pelosi (4), Lucille Roybal-Allard (4). Most common tags: Hispanics, Immigration, 104th Congress.
PreviouslyU.S. Representative, D-NY 16thJanuary 5, 1993 - January 3, 2013Videos: 225U.S. Representative, D-NY 18thMarch 20, 1990 - January 4, 1993Videos: 27
Read our 2017 Report Card for Serrano.
Serrano 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 Serrano has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
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José Serrano sits on the following committees:
Serrano was the primary sponsor of 8 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 6282 (114th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2024 Jerome Avenue, in Bronx, New York, as the “Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. Post ...
- H.R. 1350 (114th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 442 East 167th Street in Bronx, New York, as the “Herman Badillo Post Office Building”.
- H.R. 4938 (111th): To permit the use of previously appropriated funds to extend the Small Business Loan Guarantee Program, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 3170 (111th): Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2010
- H.R. 282 (105th): To designate the United States Post Office building located at 153 East 110th Street, New York, New York, as the “Oscar Garcia Rivera Post Office Building”.
- H.R. 4312 (102nd): Voting Rights Language Assistance Act of 1992
- H.J.Res. 91 (102nd): Designating June 10 through 16, 1991, as “Pediatric AIDS Awareness Week”.
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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).
Serrano sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (26%)International Affairs (16%)Agriculture and Food (14%)Immigration (12%)Science, Technology, Communications (9%)Government Operations and Politics (9%)Housing and Community Development (9%)Armed Forces and National Security (5%)
Some of Serrano’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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|Serrano’s Vote||Vote Description|
|Nay||H.R. 2842: Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act|
Jun 23, 2017. Passed 377/34.
H.R. 2842 connects low-income Americans looking for work with employers looking to fill job openings, including through apprenticeships and other forms of on-the-job training. Specifically, the legislation provides funding for states to subsidize employment for a limited time for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) ...
|Nay||H.R. 5052: OPEN Act|
May 10, 2016. Passed 410/1.
|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. ...
|Nay||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 ...
|Nay||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 ...
|No||H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015|
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
|Nay||H.R. 1765 (113th): Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013|
Apr 26, 2013. Passed 361/41.
|Aye||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||S. 3325 (110th): Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008|
Sep 28, 2008. Passed 381/41.
From Mar 1990 to Mar 2018, Serrano missed 637 of 18,192 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is worse than 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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José Serrano is pronounced:
hoh-ZAY // suh-RAH-noh
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