Our unique analysis of the bills Burr 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). Burr is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Burr for more statistics.
Richard Burr sits on the following committees:
- Chairman, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
- Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
- Senate Committee on Finance
- Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Burr sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (42%) Health (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Taxation (10%) Education (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) International Affairs (6%) Families (5%)
Some of Burr’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S.Con.Res. 44: A concurrent resolution recognizing the sunflower as the flower for military caregivers.
- S.Res. 507: A resolution designating July 8, 2016, as Collector Car Appreciation Day and recognizing ...
- S. 3055: Department of Veterans Affairs Dental Insurance Reauthorization Act of 2016
- S. 3017: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
- S. 2869: Boost Saving for College Act
- S. 2888: Janey Ensminger Act of 2016
- S. 2854: Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016
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From Jan 2005 to Jul 2016, Burr missed 99 of 3,614 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is worse than the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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