Read our 2016 Report Card for Walberg.
Our unique analysis of the bills Walberg 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). Walberg is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Tim Walberg sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Education and the Workforce
- House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Walberg was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 3089: GONE Act
- H.R. 3534 (113th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 113 West Michigan Avenue in Jackson, Michigan, as the “Officer James Bonneau Memorial Post Office”.
- H.R. 2747 (113th): Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act
- H.R. 3446 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 202 East Michigan Avenue in Marshall, Michigan, as the “Michael W. Schragg Post Office Building”.
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Walberg sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (27%) Labor and Employment (18%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (16%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Education (7%) Taxation (7%)
Some of Walberg’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 71: Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act
- H.R. 6325: Workforce Regulatory Review Act of 2016
- H.R. 6327: Main Street Input Opportunity Act of 2016
- H.R. 6326: Regulatory Impact on Employment and Wages Act
- H.R. 6094: Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act
- H.R. 5226: Regulatory Integrity Act of 2016
- H.R. 5142: Jessie’s Law
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H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
H.R. 4628 (112th): Interest Rate Reduction Act
Apr 27, 2012. Passed 215/195.
H.R. 2608 (112th): Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012
Sep 21, 2011. Failed 195/230.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
H.J.Res. 48 (112th): Additional Continuing Appropriations Amendments, 2011
Mar 15, 2011. Passed 271/158.
From Jan 2007 to Jan 2017, Walberg missed 79 of 6,072 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 15 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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