New legislation introduced in House titled “To authorize Federal agencies to establish prize competitions for innovation or adaptation management development relating to ocean acidification.”

New bill introduced: To authorize Federal agencies to establish prize competitions for innovation or adaptation management development relating to ocean acidification.

Democratic Representative Derek Kilmer from the state of WA, along with three cosponsors, introduced bill H.R.1921 on Mar 27, 2019.

There are currently no amendments. The bill’s cosponsors comes from both parties with 2 Republicans and 1 Democrats supporting it. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Derek Kilmer Basics

Derek Kilmer was born on a 1974 in Port Angeles.

Derek Kilmer has held a number of positions, including United States representative, member of the Washington House of Representatives and member of the State Senate of Washington.

Roles in Congress

  • Served as Representative for WA (district 6) from Jan 2019 to Jan 2021 in the House 116th congress. He voted along party lines 95.59 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Appropriations and the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress. During this period Derek Kilmer missed 0% of the votes, sponsored 8 bills, cosponsored 177 bills.
  • Served as Representative for WA (district 6) from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the House 115th congress. He voted along party lines 93.88 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Appropriations. During this period Derek Kilmer missed 0.17% of the votes, sponsored 30 bills, cosponsored 640 bills.
  • Served as Representative for WA (district 6) from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the House 114th congress. He voted along party lines 94.25 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Appropriations. During this period Derek Kilmer missed 0.23% of the votes, sponsored 27 bills, cosponsored 386 bills.
  • Served as Representative for WA (district 6) from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the House 113th congress. He voted along party lines 90.75 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and the Committee on Armed Services. During this period Derek Kilmer missed 1.17% of the votes, sponsored 22 bills, cosponsored 337 bills.
Picture of Rep. Derek Kilmer (D)
Rep. Derek Kilmer (D)