Read our 2016 Report Card for Lowenthal.
Our unique analysis of the bills Lowenthal has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Lowenthal is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Alan Lowenthal sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Natural Resources
- House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Lowenthal was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 6323 (114th): To name the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system in Long Beach, California, the “Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center”.
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).
Lowenthal sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (33%) Energy (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Taxation (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Government Operations and Politics (6%)
Some of Lowenthal’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3001: To amend title 49, United States Code, to establish a Multimodal Freight Funding ...
- H.R. 2398: For the relief of Gurmukh Singh.
- H.Res. 293: Recognizing the 42nd anniversary of the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975.
- H.Res. 283: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that congressional redistricting should be ...
- H.R. 2044: America’s Red Rock Wilderness Act
- H.Con.Res. 27: Expressing the sense of Congress that America’s Federal public lands are national treasures ...
- H.Res. 90: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that gun violence is a ...
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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.
H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed 364/58.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
H.R. 4681 (113th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Dec 10, 2014. Passed 325/100.
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 1947 (113th): Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jun 20, 2013. Failed 195/234.
H.R. 933 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
Mar 6, 2013. Passed 267/151.
From Jan 2013 to Jun 2017, Lowenthal missed 31 of 2,851 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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