Read our 2016 Report Card for Larson.
Our unique analysis of the bills Larson 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). Larson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
John Larson sits on the following committees:
Larson was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2746 (108th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 141 Weston Street in Hartford, Connecticut, as the “Barbara B. Kennelly Post Office Building”.
- H.R. 4794 (106th): Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Heritage Act of 2000
- H.R. 2303 (106th): History of the House Awareness and Preservation Act
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.
Larson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (34%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Families (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Labor and Employment (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Social Welfare (7%) International Affairs (7%)
Some of Larson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 863: To facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, ...
- H.R. 5845 (114th): Budgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment Act
- H.R. 5844 (114th): ACTION for National Service Act
- H.R. 5476 (114th): Honoring Hometown Heroes Act
- H.R. 4870 (114th): Promise Zone Job Creation Act of 2016
- H.Res. 604 (114th): Recognizing the establishment of the Congressional Patriot Award and congratulating the first ...
- H.Res. 557 (114th): Recognizing the establishment of the Congressional Patriot Award and congratulating the first ...
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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. 1731: National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015
Apr 23, 2015. Passed 355/63.
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. 6190 (112th): Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012
Dec 12, 2012. Failed 229/182.
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.R. 1363 (112th): Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Amendments, 2011
Apr 9, 2011. Passed 348/70.
From Jan 1999 to Mar 2017, Larson missed 604 of 12,492 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 164 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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