Read our 2016 Report Card for Lamborn.
Our unique analysis of the bills Lamborn 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). Lamborn is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Doug Lamborn sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Natural Resources
- House Committee on Armed Services
- House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Lamborn was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2366 (113th): World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin 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. 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 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.
Lamborn sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (19%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (16%) Arts, Culture, Religion (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Health (6%)
Some of Lamborn’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 524: To prohibit any person from soliciting or knowingly acquiring, receiving, or accepting a ...
- H.R. 263: United States Sovereignty and Commercial Freedom Act
- H.R. 264: United Nations Review and Accounting Act
- H.J.Res. 16: Disapproving a rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the ...
- H.R. 6389: Taylor Force Act
- H.R. 6086: Protecting Religious Expression Against Censorship and Harassment Act of 2016
- H.Res. 790: Expressing support for designation of July 2, 2016, as the “National Day of ...
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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 ...
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed 203/224.
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. 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 ...
From Jan 2007 to Jan 2017, Lamborn missed 146 of 7,725 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 11 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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