Our unique analysis of the bills McCaul 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). McCaul is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for McCaul for more statistics.
Michael McCaul sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Homeland Security
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Transportation Security
House Committee on Foreign Affairs
- Member, Subcommittee on The Western Hemisphere
- House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
McCaul sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (33%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Emergency Management (15%) Immigration (11%) Health (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (4%)
Some of McCaul’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5924: To provide that members of the Armed Forces performing services in the Sinai ...
- H.R. 5858: To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish a program ...
- H.R. 5859: To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the major metropolitan ...
- H.R. 5697: Taking Responsibility Using Secured Technologies Act of 2016
- H.R. 5471: Countering Terrorist Radicalization Act
- H.R. 5390: Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Agency Act of 2016
- H.R. 4651: Digital Security Commission Act of 2016
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From Jan 2005 to Jul 2016, McCaul missed 192 of 8,736 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 3 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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