Neutrality Topics

What Laws are being Passed by Congress?

To help gauge Congressional effectiveness, the chart illustrates legislative productivity through sponsored bill counts during the 118th Congress in comparison to its predecessors. Filter the table below by Congressional Session and Policy Area to explore further.


  • 60% fewer laws (32) have been passed this session, in comparison to the same time during the 117th Congress (80).
  • Armed Forces and National Security policy area represents 28% (9) of the bills passed this session.
  • 59% (19 bills) were sponsored by Republicans this session.
  • 41% (13 bills) were sponsored by Democrats this session.
  • Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT] has sponsored the most passed bills this session (3).

*118th Congress data current as of 2/12/24.