Read our 2016 Report Card for Loebsack.
Our unique analysis of the bills Loebsack 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). Loebsack is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
David Loebsack sits on the following committees:
Loebsack was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2498 (113th): Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
- H.R. 6262 (112th): Middle Class and Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2012
- H.R. 4607 (111th): Healthy Food for Healthy Schools Act of 2010
- H.R. 6587 (110th): Midwestern Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2008
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.
Loebsack sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Loebsack’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1546: Rural Wireless Access Act of 2017
- H.R. 874: Sgt. Brandon Ketchum Never Again Act
- H.Res. 924 (114th): Expressing support for designation of the week beginning on November 14, 2016, ...
- H.R. 6153 (114th): To provide installation reutilization authority for arsenals, depots, and plants.
- H.R. 6108 (114th): Never Again Act
- H.R. 5849 (114th): New Jobs Training Act
- H.R. 5516 (114th): National Flood Research and Education Center Act
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H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 3393 (113th): Student and Family Tax Simplification Act
Jul 24, 2014. Passed 227/187.
H.R. 1947 (113th): Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jun 20, 2013. Failed 195/234.
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
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 ...
H.Res. 915 (111th): Encouraging the Republic of Hungary to respect the rule of law, treat foreign investors fairly, and promote ...
Dec 8, 2009. Passed 333/74.
From Jan 2007 to Mar 2017, Loebsack missed 171 of 7,856 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 16 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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