Read our 2018 Report Card for Lamborn.
Lamborn is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Lamborn has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Feb 19, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Doug Lamborn sits on the following committees:
Lamborn was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 1164: Taylor Force Act
- H.R. 3375 (113th): To designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs to be constructed at 3141 Centennial Boulevard, Colorado Springs, Colorado, as the “PFC Floyd K. ...
- H.R. 2366 (113th): World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act
- H.R. 4357 (113th): To deny admission to the United States to any representative to the United Nations who has engaged in espionage activities against the United States, poses a threat ...
- H.R. 4073 (112th): To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to accept the quitclaim, disclaimer, and relinquishment of a railroad right of way within and adjacent to Pike National Forest in ...
- H.R. 2696 (110th): Veterans’ Dignified Burial Assistance Act of 2007
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Lamborn sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (29%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Arts, Culture, Religion (11%) Water Resources Development (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Health (5%)
Some of Lamborn’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 537: Bureau of Reclamation Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act
- H.R. 387: Crags, Colorado Land Exchange Act of 2019
- H.R. 386: To update the map of, and modify the maximum acreage available for inclusion ...
- H.R. 318: National Geologic Mapping Act Reauthorization Act
- H.R. 6451: UNRWA Reform and Refugee Support Act of 2018
- H.Res. 671: Expressing strong disapproval of the adoption of United Nations General Assembly Resolution A/ES-10/L.22, ...
- H.Res. 637 (115th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the symbols and ...
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S. 2322: CURD Act
Dec 20, 2018. Failed 230/162.
H.R. 6157: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019
Sep 26, 2018. Passed 361/61.
H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion for the Department of Defense base budget, which is an increase of $17.1 billion above FY18 levels, and $68.1 billion ...
S. 139: Rapid DNA Act of 2017
Jan 11, 2018. Passed 256/164.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017. The bill would extend so-called "section 702" government surveillance under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The bill was originally introduced and passed the Senate in 2017 as the Rapid DNA ...
H.R. 4667: Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, ...
Dec 21, 2017. Passed 251/169.
H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
H.J.Res. 43: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating ...
Feb 16, 2017. Passed 230/188.
Joe Biden never got the opportunity to break a single 50-50 Senate tie in eight years as vice president. Mike Pence has already broken two. One from last month has since become law: a measure allowing states to withhold federal Planned Parenthood funding. (The other ...
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.
S. 1603 (113th): Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
Sep 16, 2014. Passed 359/64.
H.R. 1947 (113th): Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jun 20, 2013. Failed 195/234.
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 legislative change to the U.S. patent system since the ...
From Jan 2007 to Feb 2019, Lamborn missed 159 of 8,963 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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