Read our 2016 Report Card for Schrader.
Our unique analysis of the bills Schrader 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). Schrader is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Kurt Schrader sits on the following committees:
Schrader was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 3212 (114th): To amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to make technical corrections, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 3211 (114th): To provide for the addition of certain real property to the reservation of the Siletz Tribe in the State of Oregon.
- H.R. 1528 (113th): Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act of 2014
- H.R. 4010 (111th): To amend the Act of August 9, 1955, to authorize the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians of Oregon to obtain 99-year lease authority for trust land.
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 about one third or more 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).
Schrader sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (19%) Native Americans (19%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Health (13%) Education (6%) Taxation (6%) Labor and Employment (6%)
Some of Schrader’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2616: HOMES Act of 2017
- H.R. 1794: Hold Congress Accountable Act
- H.R. 1326: Department of Defense Overhead Cost Savings and Transparency Act
- H.R. 1056: Molalla River Wild and Scenic Rivers Act
- H.J.Res. 64: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States giving Congress power ...
- H.R. 749: Lower Drug Costs through Competition Act
- H.R. 696: To prohibit any hiring freeze from affecting the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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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 ...
S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
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.J.Res. 117 (112th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013
Sep 13, 2012. Passed 329/91.
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 2009 to Jun 2017, Schrader missed 243 of 6,091 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 30 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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