Our unique analysis of the bills Lungren sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Lungren is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Lungren was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 6336 (112th): To direct the Joint Committee on the Library to accept a statue depicting Frederick Douglass from the District of Columbia and to provide for the permanent display ...
- H.R. 4 (112th): Comprehensive 1099 Taxpayer Protection and Repayment of Exchange Subsidy Overpayments Act of 2011
- H.R. 4954 (109th): SAFE Port Act
- H.J.Res. 438 (99th): A joint resolution to designate October 31, 1986, as “National Child Identification and Safety Information Day”.
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.
Lungren sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Law (20%) Crime and Law Enforcement (18%) Taxation (12%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) International Affairs (10%) Emergency Management (10%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Energy (8%)
Some of Lungren’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6622 (112th): Officer Safety Act of 2012
- H.Res. 790 (112th): Expressing support for designation of August 23 as Black Ribbon Day to ...
- H.R. 6336 (112th): To direct the Joint Committee on the Library to accept a statue ...
- H.R. 6197 (112th): Candidate Accountability Act
- H.Con.Res. 132 (112th): Providing funding to ensure the printing and production of the authorized number ...
- H.R. 6122 (112th): To revise the authority of the Librarian of Congress to accept gifts ...
- H.R. 5904 (112th): Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act
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|Lungren’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
S. 365 (112th): Budget Control Act of 2011
Aug 1, 2011. Passed 269/161.
The Budget Control Act of 2011 (Pub.L. 112–25, S. 365, 125 Stat. 240, enacted August 2, 2011) is a federal statute in the United States that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on August 2, 2011. The Act brought conclusion to the United ...
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
H.R. 2499 (111th): Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2010
Apr 29, 2010. Passed 223/169.
H.R. 1752 (111th): To provide that the usual day for paying salaries in or under the House of Representatives may ...
Jul 30, 2009. Failed 282/144.
H.R. 6707 (110th): Taking Responsible Action for Community Safety Act
Sep 27, 2008. Failed 243/175.
H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.
From Jan 1979 to Jan 2013, Lungren missed 347 of 11,174 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- 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
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills