Our unique analysis of the bills Morella sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Morella is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Morella was the primary sponsor of 18 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 3340 (107th): To amend title 5, United States Code, to allow certain catch-up contributions to the Thrift Savings Plan to be made by participants age 50 or over.
- H.R. 5205 (107th): To amend the District of Columbia Retirement Protection Act of 1997 to permit the Secretary of the Treasury to use estimated amounts in determining the service longevity ...
- H.R. 2305 (107th): Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Restructuring Act of 2002
- H.R. 207 (106th): Federal Physicians Comparability Allowance Amendments of 2000
- H.R. 209 (106th): Technology Transfer Commercialization Act of 2000
- H.R. 208 (106th): To amend title 5, United States Code, to allow for the contribution of certain rollover distributions to accounts in the Thrift Savings Plan, to eliminate certain waiting-period ...
- H.R. 4484 (106th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 500 North Washington Street in Rockville, Maryland, as the “Everett Alvarez, Jr. Post Office Building”.
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.
Morella sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (26%) Health (13%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Labor and Employment (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%) Law (9%) Families (9%) Social Welfare (8%)
Some of Morella’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 515 (107th): Expressing the sense of Congress with respect to the recent sniper attacks ...
- H.R. 5700 (107th): Federal Employees, Uniformed Service and Foreign Service Members Humanitarian Travel Act of ...
- H.R. 5594 (107th): To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require labeling ...
- H.R. 5515 (107th): Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency Interstate Supervision Act of 2002
- H.R. 5391 (107th): NIH Security Act
- H.R. 5353 (107th): Military Physician Equity Act of 2002
- H.R. 5337 (107th): Agricultural Extended Retirement Credit Act of 2002
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From Jan 1987 to Nov 2002, Morella missed 269 of 8,634 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. 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