DeLauro 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 ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills DeLauro has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 13, 2021. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
DeLauro was the primary sponsor of 10 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 7614: Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021
- H.R. 2740: Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020
- H.R. 2421 (112th): Layoff Prevention Act of 2011
- H.R. 2941 (111th): To reauthorize and enhance Johanna’s Law to increase public awareness and knowledge with respect to gynecologic cancers.
- H.R. 2997 (111th): Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
- H.R. 6834 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4 South Main Street in Wallingford, Connecticut, as the “CWO Richard R. Lee Post Office ...
- H.R. 627 (109th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 40 Putnam Avenue in Hamden, Connecticut, as the “Linda White-Epps Post Office”.
Does 10 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).
DeLauro sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of DeLauro’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8451 (116th): Know Your Home Act of 2020
- H.Res. 1149: Recognizing the need for diapers and expressing support for donating generously to diaper ...
- H.R. 8375: Worker Flexibility and Small Business Protection Act of 2020
- H.R. 8374: Expanding Representation at HHS Act of 2020
- H.Res. 1143 (116th): Recognizing September 2020 as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
- H.R. 8295 (116th): Educating for Democracy Act of 2020
- H.R. 8213: Layoff Prevention Act of 2020
From Jan 1991 to Jan 2021, DeLauro missed 366 of 19,073 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.0% 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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