Read our 2014 Report Card for Levin.
Our unique analysis of the bills Levin sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Levin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Levin was the primary sponsor of 54 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- S. 23 (113th): Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act
- S. 1197 (113th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
- S. 285 (112th): A bill for the relief of Sopuruchi Chukwueke.
- S. 739 (112th): A bill to authorize the Architect of the Capitol to establish battery recharging stations for privately owned vehicles in parking areas under the jurisdiction of the Senate ...
- S. 404 (112th): A bill to modify a land grant patent issued by the Secretary of the Interior.
- S. 3255 (112th): A bill for the relief of Miguel Santillan.
- S. 288 (112th): A bill for the relief of Josephina Valera Lopez.
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).
Levin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (36%) Private Legislation (21%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Taxation (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (6%)
Some of Levin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3018 (113th): Partnership Auditing Fairness Act
- S. 3019 (113th): War Powers Against Non-State Actors Act of 2014
- S. 3013 (113th): Ending Insider Trading in Commodities Act
- S.Res. 565 (113th): A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the President and ...
- S. 2704 (113th): No Federal Contracts for Corporate Deserters Act of 2014
- S. 2637 (113th): SBA Intermediary Lending Program Act of 2014
- S. 2556 (113th): Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Assessment Act of 2014
|Levin’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 5771 (113th): Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014
Dec 16, 2014. Bill Passed 76/16.
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 18, 2014. Joint Resolution Passed 78/22.
H.R. 4 (112th): Comprehensive 1099 Taxpayer Protection and Repayment of Exchange Subsidy Overpayments Act of 2011
Apr 5, 2011. Bill Passed 87/12.
H.J.Res. 48 (112th): Additional Continuing Appropriations Amendments, 2011
Mar 17, 2011. Joint Resolution Passed 87/13.
H.J.Res. 44 (112th): Further Continuing Appropriations Amendments, 2011
Mar 2, 2011. Joint Resolution Passed 91/9.
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 ...
On the Nomination PN64-6: Timothy F. Geithner, of New York, to be Secretary of the Treasury
Jan 26, 2009. Nomination Confirmed 60/34.
H.R. 6 (110th): Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007
Jun 21, 2007. Bill Passed 65/27.
The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (Pub.L. 110-140 originally named the Clean Energy Act of 2007) is an Act of Congress concerning the energy policy of the United States. As part of the Democratic Party's 100-Hour Plan during the 110th Congress, it was ...
On the Nomination PN177: Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., in the Army, to be General
Feb 8, 2007. Nomination Confirmed 83/14.
From Feb 1979 to Dec 2014, Levin missed 170 of 12,785 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2014. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GPO Member Guide for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills