Read our 2016 Report Card for Culberson.
Our unique analysis of the bills Culberson 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). Culberson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
John Culberson sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Appropriations
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Homeland Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
Culberson was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.J.Res. 72 (113th): Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
- H.R. 2216 (113th): Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
- H.R. 2055 (112th): Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012
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.
Culberson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Law (23%) Armed Forces and National Security (23%) Immigration (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%) Education (6%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%) Economics and Public Finance (6%)
Some of Culberson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 546: To amend section 412(a)(2) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to require the ...
- H.R. 6198: To provide that no alien may be naturalized as a citizen of the ...
- H.R. 5804: No Resettlement Without Consent Act
- H.R. 5393: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017
- H.R. 5102: Interior Immigration Enforcement Act
- H.R. 5103: Criminal Alien Detention and Removal Act
- H.R. 5101: Zero Tolerance for Illegal Entry Act
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S. 1252: Global Food Security Act of 2016
Jul 6, 2016. Passed 369/53.
The Global Food Security Act of 2016 (Pub.L. 114–195), is a law introduced on March 24, 2015 in the 114th Congress by Representative Christopher Henry "Chris" Smith (New Jersey-R) and on May 7, 2015 by Senator Robert Patrick "Bob" Casey Jr. (Pennsylvania-D), and signed by ...
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. 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 change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
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.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
From Jan 2001 to Jan 2017, Culberson missed 728 of 11,156 roll call votes, which is 6.5%. This is much worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 10 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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