Our unique analysis of the bills Bond sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate 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). Bond is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Bond was the primary sponsor of 20 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- S. 2150 (110th): A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4320 Blue Parkway in Kansas City, Missouri, as the “Wallace S. Hartsfield Post ...
- S. 1846 (110th): United States-Republic of Korea Defense Cooperation Improvement Act of 2007
- S. 247 (110th): A bill to designate the United States courthouse located at 555 Independence Street, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, as the “Rush Hudson Limbaugh, Sr. United States Courthouse”.
- S. 2735 (109th): Dam Safety Act of 2006
- S. 1134 (108th): Economic Development Administration Reauthorization Act of 2004
- S. 1814 (108th): A bill to transfer federal lands between the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior.
- S. 1167 (108th): A bill to resolve the boundary conflicts in Barry and Stone Counties in the State of Missouri.
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Bond sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (25%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) International Affairs (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Health (8%) Labor and Employment (7%)
Some of Bond’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3538 (111th): National Cyber Infrastructure Protection Act of 2010
- S.Res. 534 (111th): A resolution expressing support for designation of May 1, 2010, as “Silver ...
- S. 3170 (111th): SAVE Act
- S. 2569 (111th): A bill to extend the temporary suspension of duty on methy methyoxyacetate.
- S. 2570 (111th): A bill to extend the temporary suspension of duty on Tetraethylthiuram.
- S. 2576 (111th): A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on Diethyl oxalate.
- S. 2574 (111th): A bill to reduce temporarily the duty on Ethyl [4-chloro-2-fluoro-5-[[[[methyl(1-methylethyl)amino]sulfonyl]amino]carbonyl]phenyl]carbamate.
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From Jan 1987 to Dec 2010, Bond missed 304 of 8,220 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2010. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- 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
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills