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Rep. Allen Boyd Jr.

Former Representative from Florida’s 2nd District, Democrat

Boyd, a Democrat, was the representative for Florida's 2nd congressional district from 1997 to 2010.

Photo of Rep. Allen Boyd [D-FL2, 1997-2010]

Enacted Legislation

Boyd was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were 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

Boyd sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (26%) Water Resources Development (17%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Native Americans (9%) Environmental Protection (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) International Affairs (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Boyd’s Vote Vote Description
Yea S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
Nay H.Res. 1525 (110th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 1424) to amend section 712 of ...
Oct 3, 2008. Passed 223/205.
Nay H.Res. 1284 (110th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the House amendments to the Senate amendment to the ...
Jun 19, 2008. Passed 342/83.
Nay H.Res. 1031 (110th): Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 895) establishing within the House of Representatives an ...
Mar 11, 2008. Passed 229/182.
Yea H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1997 to Dec 2010, Boyd missed 332 of 9,363 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 26 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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