Read our 2019 Report Card for Waltz.
Waltz 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 Waltz has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 21, 2020. See full analysis methodology.
Michael Waltz sits on the following committees:
Waltz was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
Does 1 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).
Waltz sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Waltz’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5628: Clean Water Allotment Modernization Act
- H.R. 5621: BRENDA Act
- H.R. 5605: United States-Israel PTSD Collaborative Research Act
- H.R. 5310: FRAME Act
- H.R. 2204: Venezuelan Contracting Restriction Act
- H.R. 1911: SFC Brian Woods Gold Star and Military Survivors Act
- H.R. 1746: To direct the President to establish a unified United States Space Command.
From Jan 2019 to Jan 2020, Waltz missed 40 of 723 roll call votes, which is 5.5%. This is much worse 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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