Steve King Committee Assignments 114th

Steve King

Steven Arnold King is a member of the United States House of Representatives from IA-4; the district is located in the northwestern part of the state and includes Sioux City. King is a member of the Republican Party and has been serving in Congress since 2003. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Steve King has 791 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2003 Rally as a Republican Representative for Iowa's 5th district. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 94 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 8,705 views per program. Most appearances with Louie Gohmert Jr. (20), Michele M. Bachmann (11), Chris Smith (10). Most common tags: Republican Party, Road to the White House, Conservatives.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 2013 - PresentU.S. Representative, R-IA 4thView MapVideos: 245


U.S. Representative, R-IA 5thView MapJanuary 7, 2003 - January 3, 2013Videos: 546


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2017 Report Card for King.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

King 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 King has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Committee Membership

Steve King sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

King was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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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 about one third or more 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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

King sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Immigration (21%)Taxation (17%)Labor and Employment (16%)Health (12%)Law (10%)Education (9%)Government Operations and Politics (9%)Agriculture and Food (7%)

Recent Bills

Some of King’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

King’s VoteVote Description
No H.R. 1892: Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018; Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018; SUSTAIN Care Act of 2018; Honoring Hometown Heroes Act
Feb 9, 2018. Passed 240/186.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of funding for the federal government through March 23, 2018, to avert a government shutdown that would have occurred on February 9, 2018 had this bill not been enacted. The bill was introduced as the Honoring Hometown Heroes ...
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
Nay 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 ...
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed 203/224.
Nay 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 ...
Aye H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
Nay S. 1603 (113th): Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
Sep 16, 2014. Passed 359/64.
Aye H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
No 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 ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2003 to Mar 2018, King missed 264 of 10,912 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Time PeriodVotes EligibleMissed VotesPercentPercentile
2003 Jan-Mar9411.1%38th
2003 Apr-Jun23993.8%67th
2003 Jul-Sep19352.6%64th
2003 Oct-Dec15142.6%40th
2004 Jan-Mar10465.8%61st
2004 Apr-Jun22110.5%17th
2004 Jul-Sep16110.6%19th
2004 Oct-Dec5811.7%42nd
2005 Jan-Mar9000.0%0th
2005 Apr-Jun27210.4%16th
2005 Jul-Sep14600.0%0th
2005 Oct-Dec16331.8%35th
2006 Jan-Mar8111.2%38th
2006 Apr-Jun27610.4%14th
2006 Jul-Sep15910.6%29th
2006 Nov-Dec2700.0%0th
2007 Jan-Mar21310.5%20th
2007 Apr-Jun39330.8%26th
2007 Jul-Sep317175.4%85th
2007 Oct-Dec26362.3%39th
2008 Jan-Mar14932.0%33rd
2008 Apr-Jun32161.9%37th
2008 Jul-Sep20531.5%33rd
2008 Oct-Dec1500.0%0th
2009 Jan-Mar17442.3%51st
2009 Apr-Jun30372.3%53rd
2009 Jul-Sep26841.5%44th
2009 Oct-Dec24683.3%58th
2010 Jan-Mar19594.6%66th
2010 Apr-Jun21941.8%38th
2010 Jul-Sep15121.3%39th
2010 Nov-Dec9900.0%0th
2011 Jan-Mar21252.4%73rd
2011 Apr-Jun281124.3%84th
2011 Jul-Sep247124.9%83rd
2011 Oct-Dec20873.4%66th
2012 Jan-Mar15121.3%44th
2012 Apr-Jun29941.3%47th
2012 Jul-Sep15232.0%58th
2012 Nov-Dec5135.9%71st
2013 Jan-Jan500.0%0th
2013 Jan-Mar8911.1%42nd
2013 Apr-Jun21531.4%43rd
2013 Jul-Sep200115.5%84th
2013 Oct-Dec13732.2%56th
2014 Jan-Mar14832.0%52nd
2014 Apr-Jun21952.3%59th
2014 Jul-Sep147138.8%93rd
2014 Nov-Dec4912.0%55th
2015 Jan-Mar14485.6%82nd
2015 Apr-Jun24420.8%41st
2015 Jul-Sep13900.0%0th
2015 Oct-Dec17752.8%74th
2016 Jan-Mar1373928.5%98th
2016 Apr-Jun20410.5%19th
2016 Jul-Sep23200.0%0th
2016 Nov-Dec4800.0%0th
2017 Jan-Mar20873.4%74th
2017 Apr-Jun13600.0%0th
2017 Jul-Sep19900.0%0th
2017 Oct-Dec16700.0%0th
2018 Jan-Mar10122.0%45th

Primary Sources

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Steve King is pronounced:

steev // king

The letters stand for sounds according to the following table:

LetterSounds As In
EE eemeet
I ipin
K kking
NG ngsing
S ssit
T ttop
V vvan

Capital letters indicate a stressed syllable.

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