Read our 2016 Report Card for Klobuchar.
Our unique analysis of the bills Klobuchar has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Klobuchar is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Amy Klobuchar sits on the following committees:
- Joint Economic Committee
- Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
- Member, Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet
- Member, Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security
Senate Committee on the Judiciary
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
- Member, Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism
- Member, Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest
- Member, Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts
- Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
Klobuchar was the primary sponsor of 23 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- S. 2974: A bill to ensure funding for the National Human Trafficking Hotline, and for other purposes.
- S. 179: A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 14 3rd Avenue, NW, in Chisholm, Minnesota, as the “James L. Oberstar Memorial Post ...
- S. 166: Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2015
- S. 2085 (113th): HHEATT Act of 2014
- S. 1614 (113th): Accuracy for Adoptees Act
- S. 1072 (113th): Small Airplane Revitalization Act of 2013
- S. 3542 (112th): No-Hassle Flying Act of 2012
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Klobuchar sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (24%) Health (17%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Commerce (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Government Operations and Politics (7%)
Some of Klobuchar’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 123: A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require multi-line telephone ...
- S. 124: A bill to prohibit brand name drug companies from compensating generic drug companies ...
- S. 96: A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure the integrity ...
- S. 83: A bill to authorize the National Science Foundation to support entrepreneurial programs for ...
- S. 81: A bill to establish an advisory office within the Bureau of Consumer Protection ...
- S. 41: Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2017
- S. 3455: Pharmaceutical Supply and Value Enhancement Act
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H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed 72/26.
H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Conference Report Agreed to 83/16.
H.R 22, formerly the Hire More Heroes Act, has become the Senate’s vehicle for passage of the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act or DRIVE Act (S. 1647). The DRIVE Act is a major bipartisan transportation bill that would authorize funding ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 18, 2014. Joint Resolution Passed 78/22.
H.R. 4302 (113th): Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
Mar 31, 2014. Bill Passed 64/35.
Section 212 of this bill pushed back the deadline to implement the ICD-10 code set to October 1, 2015. The Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2013, which would prevent ICD-10 from being implemented at all without further Congressional approval, has been introduced in House and ...
H.R. 4853 (111th): Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
Dec 15, 2010. Motion Agreed to 81/19.
The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (Pub.L. 111–312, H.R. 4853, 124 Stat. 3296, enacted December 17, 2010, also known as the 2010 Tax Relief Act), was passed by the United States Congress on December 16, 2010, and signed into ...
S. 1927 (110th): Protect America Act of 2007
Aug 3, 2007. Bill Passed 60/28.
The Protect America Act of 2007 (PAA), (Pub.L. 110–55, 121 Stat. 552, enacted by S. 1927), is a controversial amendment to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) that was signed into law by U.S. President George W. Bush on August 5, 2007. It removed the ...
From Jan 2007 to Jan 2017, Klobuchar missed 28 of 3,026 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 1.5% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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