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Our unique analysis of the bills Kirk has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Kirk is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Mark Kirk sits on the following committees:
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch
- Member, Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs
- Member, Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
- Chairman, Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance
- Member, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection
- Member, Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment
- Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
- Senate Special Committee on Aging
Some of Kirk’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 628: A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the ...
- S. 575: A bill to continue operation of the Human Exploitation Rescue Operative (HERO) Child ...
- S. 572: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a penalty ...
- S. 376: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude payments ...
- S. 325: All-Year Schools Support Act
- S. 316: Expanding Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act
- S. 297: Frontlines to Lifelines Act of 2015
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From Nov 2010 to Mar 2015, Kirk missed 327 of 1,259 roll call votes, which is 26.0%. This is worse than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
Recent Legislative Activity
Joint Resolution Passed 53/46
Sen. Kirk [R-IL]: YeaMar 4, 2015 11:38 a.m.
Motion to Proceed Agreed to 53/45
Sen. Kirk [R-IL]: YeaMar 3, 2015 2:18 p.m.
Sponsor: Sen. Mark Kirk [R-IL]
This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
Sen. Mark Kirk [R-IL] is a member of the committee.Mar 3, 2015