Bill Text — Sep 16, 2012
This bill’s text for status Referred to Senate Committee (Jun 9, 2009) is now available.
Rep. Brian Baird [D-WA3, 1999-2010] is the sponsor of this bill.
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Former Representative from Washington’s 3rd District, Democrat
Baird, a Democrat, was the representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district from 1999 to 2010.
Our unique analysis of the bills Baird sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Baird is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Baird sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (23%) Science, Technology, Communications (17%) Law (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (12%) Education (10%) Commerce (9%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Health (8%)
Some of Baird’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1999 to Dec 2010, Baird missed 321 of 8,176 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 56 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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