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Our unique analysis of the bills Coons has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Coons is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Chris Coons sits on the following committees:
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
- Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
- Member, Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs
- Member, Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
- Member, Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy
- Member, Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy
- Member, Subcommittee on State Department and USAID Management, International Operations, and Bilateral International Development
Senate Committee on the Judiciary
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts
- Member, Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
- Member, Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law
- Member, Subcommittee on the Constitution
- Senate Select Committee on Ethics
- Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Some of Coons’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S.Res. 95: A resolution designating March 3, 2015, as “World Wildlife Day”.
- S. 632: A bill to strengthen the position of the United States as the world’s ...
- S.Res. 80: A resolution recognizing the cultural and historical significance of Lunar New Year.
- S. 379: Small Business Tax Credit Accessibility Act
- S.Res. 597: A resolution commemorating and supporting the goals of World AIDS day.
- S. 2897: Manufacturing Skills Act of 2014
- S. 2879: Sustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2014
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From Nov 2010 to Mar 2015, Coons missed 20 of 1,262 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is better than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. 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:
Recent Legislative Activity
Joint Resolution Passed 53/46
Sen. Coons [D-DE]: NayMar 4, 2015 11:38 a.m.
Motion to Proceed Agreed to 53/45
Sen. Coons [D-DE]: NayMar 3, 2015 2:18 p.m.
S. 632: A bill to strengthen the position of the United States as the world’s leading innovator by amending title 35, United States Code, to protect the property rights of the inventors that grow the country’s economy.
Sponsor: Sen. Chris Coons [D-DE]
This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
Sen. Chris Coons [D-DE] is a member of the committee.Mar 3, 2015
This resolution’s text for status Resolution Agreed to (Mar 3, 2015) is now available.
Sen. Chris Coons [D-DE] is the sponsor of this resolution.Mar 3, 2015