Read our 2018 Report Card for McCaul.
McCaul 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 liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills McCaul has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Jun 18, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Michael McCaul sits on the following committees:
McCaul was the primary sponsor of 9 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 3359 (115th): Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2018
- H.R. 6401: Preventing Emerging Threats Act of 2018
- H.R. 4708: Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act
- H.R. 1231: RACE for Children Act
- H.R. 820: Childhood Cancer STAR Act
- H.R. 3873 (114th): International Cyber Policy Oversight Act of 2015
- H.R. 755 (113th): To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the World War II members of the Civil Air Patrol.
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).
McCaul sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of McCaul’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3047: U.S- Ukraine Security Cooperation Enhancement Act
- H.R. 2780: SAFE from Illicit Foreign Opioids Act
- H.R. 2744: USAID Branding Modernization Act
- H.R. 2691: USAID Branding Modernization Act
- H.R. 2444: Eastern European Security Act
- H.R. 2118: Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act
- H.R. 2002: Taiwan Assurance Act of 2019
From Jan 2005 to Jun 2019, McCaul missed 230 of 10,457 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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