Our unique analysis of the bills Van Hollen 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). Van Hollen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Van Hollen for more statistics.
Chris Van Hollen Jr. sits on the following committees:
- Ranking Member, House Committee on the Budget
Van Hollen sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Economics and Public Finance (20%) Education (17%) Taxation (17%) Health (13%) Environmental Protection (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) International Affairs (7%)
Some of Van Hollen’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5802: To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for the issuance of ...
- H.R. 5903: Transition to Independence Act of 2016
- H.R. 4813: ABLE Age Adjustment Act
- H.R. 4812: To direct the Joint Committee on the Library to enter into an agreement ...
- H.Res. 624: Directing the Committee on the Budget to hold a public hearing on the ...
- H.R. 3708: Prevent a December Government Shutdown Act
- H.R. 3581: Keep Our PACT Act
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|Van Hollen’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 5461: Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act
Sep 21, 2016. Passed.
H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
H.Res. 546: Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 22) to authorize funds for Federal-aid ...
Dec 3, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2003 to Dec 2016, Van Hollen missed 151 of 10,101 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 29 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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