Correa is the representative for California’s 46th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2017. Correa is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.
Read our 2020 Report Card for Correa.
Correa is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Correa has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jun 22, 2021. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Luis Correa sits on the following committees:
Correa was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 6018 (116th): To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to collect overpayments of specially adapted housing assistance.
- H.R. 1641 (116th): Let Everyone Get Involved in Opportunities for National Service Act
- H.R. 4946 (115th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1075 North Tustin Street in Orange, California, as the “Specialist Trevor A. Win’E Post Office”.
- H.R. 4335 (115th): Servicemember Family Burial Act
Does 4 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
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 at least about half 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).
Correa sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (24%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Health (11%) Immigration (11%) Education (11%) Private Legislation (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Arts, Culture, Religion (7%)
Some of Correa’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3021: Coronavirus Provider Protection Act
- H.R. 2915: Homeland Procurement Reform Act
- H.R. 2916: VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2021
- H.R. 2914: Improving Mental Health Access for Students Act
- H.Res. 276: Recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of Latinas in the United States.
- H.R. 8625 (116th): For the relief of Ivana Alexandra Sifuentes Arbirio and Luisa Mariana Sifuentes ...
- H.R. 7624 (116th): To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 ...
From Jan 2017 to Jun 2021, Correa missed 22 of 2,344 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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