Read our 2016 Report Card for Kilmer.
Our unique analysis of the bills Kilmer 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). Kilmer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Derek Kilmer sits on the following committees:
Kilmer was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 3374 (113th): American Savings Promotion Act
- H.R. 4751 (113th): To make technical corrections to Public Law 110-229 to reflect the renaming of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial, and for other purposes.
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.
Kilmer sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (29%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Science, Technology, Communications (12%) Taxation (10%) Commerce (5%) Education (5%) Immigration (5%)
Some of Kilmer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1159: To provide for continuing cooperation between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and ...
- H.R. 1160: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the way ...
- H.R. 1066: VA Management Alignment Act of 2017
- H.R. 742: To prohibit any hiring freeze from affecting any Department of Defense position at, ...
- H.R. 6512 (114th): Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Accessibility Act of 2016
- H.R. 6407 (114th): VA Management Alignment Act of 2016
- H.R. 6261 (114th): ACO Assignment Improvement Act of 2016
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|Kilmer’s Vote||Vote Description|
S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
H.Res. 937: Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (S. 2943) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2017 for military activities of the Department ...
Dec 1, 2016. Passed 277/139.
H.R. 511: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
Nov 17, 2015. Passed 249/177.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
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.
From Jan 2013 to Feb 2017, Kilmer missed 19 of 2,628 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 14 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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