Johnson was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 23rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1963 to 1976.
Johnson was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.J.Res. 504 (93rd): Joint resolution to authorize the President to issue annually a proclamation designating the month of May in each year as “National Arthritis Month”.
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).
Johnson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (21%) Taxation (15%) Labor and Employment (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Agriculture and Food (10%) Social Welfare (10%) Education (9%) Private Legislation (7%)
Some of Johnson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 13780 (94th): A bill to increase for a 5-year period the duty on certain ...
- H.J.Res. 935 (94th): Joint resolution authorizing the President to proclaim the week beginning on November ...
- H.R. 13150 (94th): A bill to increase from 10 to 15 years the period during ...
- H.R. 12385 (94th): A bill to amend title IV of the Higher Education Act of ...
- H.R. 11518 (94th): A bill to provide that the first sale of crude oil produced ...
- H.R. 9169 (94th): A bill to amend the Tax Reform Act of 1969 to extend ...
- H.R. 8706 (94th): A bill to prohibit the military departments from using dogs in connection ...
From Dec 1963 to Oct 1976, Johnson missed 462 of 4,452 roll call votes, which is 10.4%. This is on par with the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills