Read our 2016 Report Card for Calvert.
Our unique analysis of the bills Calvert 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). Calvert is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Ken Calvert sits on the following committees:
Calvert was the primary sponsor of 13 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 5984 (114th): Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians Water Rights Settlement Act
- H.R. 2822 (114th): Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
- H.R. 330 (113th): Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act
- H.R. 988 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5757 Tilton Avenue in Riverside, California, as the “Lieutenant Todd Jason Bryant Post Office”.
- H.R. 2828 (108th): Water Supply, Reliability, and Environmental Improvement Act
- H.R. 1892 (107th): Family Sponsor Immigration Act of 2002
- H.R. 2924 (107th): To provide authority to the Federal Power Marketing Administrations to reduce vandalism and destruction of property, 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.
Calvert sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (33%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Environmental Protection (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Immigration (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Government Operations and Politics (6%) Law (6%)
Some of Calvert’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1070: To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide that an ...
- H.R. 925: To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the eligibility for monthly ...
- H.R. 816: FACT Act
- H.R. 638: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 24930 ...
- H.R. 603: Ensuring the Safety of Our Mail Act of 2017
- H.R. 602: To direct the United States Postal Service to designate a single, unique ZIP ...
- H.R. 514: HELD Act
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H.R. 985: Concrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015
Nov 14, 2016. Passed 355/38.
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. 3521 (112th): Expedited Legislative Line-Item Veto and Rescissions Act of 2012
Feb 8, 2012. Passed 254/173.
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.Res. 1525 (110th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 1424) to amend section 712 of ...
Oct 3, 2008. Passed 223/205.
H.R. 249 (110th): To restore the prohibition on the commercial sale and slaughter of wild free-roaming horses and burros.
Apr 26, 2007. Passed 277/137.
From Jan 1993 to Feb 2017, Calvert missed 450 of 16,059 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 31 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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