Read our 2016 Report Card for Lofgren.
Our unique analysis of the bills Lofgren has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Lofgren is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Zoe Lofgren sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on House Administration
- House Committee on the Judiciary
- House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
- Joint Committee on the Library
Lofgren was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 398 (112th): To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to toll, during active-duty service abroad in the Armed Forces, the periods of time to file a petition and appear ...
- H.R. 4543 (111th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4285 Payne Avenue in San Jose, California, as the “Anthony J. Cortese Post Office Building”.
- H.R. 1127 (111th): To extend certain immigration programs.
- H.R. 5571 (110th): To extend for 5 years the program relating to waiver of the foreign country residence requirement with respect to international medical graduates, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 5837 (110th): To make technical corrections to section 1244 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, which provides special immigrant status for certain Iraqis, and for ...
- H.R. 1087 (104th): For the relief of Nguyen Quy An and Nguyen Ngoc Kim Quy.
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.
Lofgren sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Immigration (30%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Taxation (9%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) International Affairs (7%)
Some of Lofgren’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2043: Fair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2017
- H.R. 1707: To apologize for the treatment of Italian Americans during World War II.
- H.R. 1706: To authorize the Secretary of Education to provide grants for education programs on ...
- H.Res. 211: Recognizing the cultural and historical significance of Nowruz.
- H.R. 1503: SOLVE Act 2.0 of 2017
- H.R. 1102: Redistricting Reform Act of 2017
- H.R. 921: Community Trust Act of 2017
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S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed 364/58.
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. 5325 (112th): Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
Jun 6, 2012. Passed 255/165.
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 ...
From Jan 1995 to Apr 2017, Lofgren missed 577 of 15,059 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 117 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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