Our unique analysis of the bills Lungren 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 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Lungren is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Lungren was the primary sponsor of 7 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 6336 (112th): To direct the Joint Committee on the Library to accept a statue depicting Frederick Douglass from the District of Columbia and to provide for the permanent display ...
- H.R. 4 (112th): Comprehensive 1099 Taxpayer Protection and Repayment of Exchange Subsidy Overpayments Act of 2011
- H.R. 144 (112th): Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act of 2011
- H.R. 7099 (110th): Drug Trafficking Vessel Interdiction Act of 2008
- H.R. 4954 (109th): SAFE Port Act
- H.J.Res. 438 (99th): A joint resolution to designate October 31, 1986, as “National Child Identification and Safety Information Day”.
- H.J.Res. 326 (99th): A joint resolution to designate November 1, 1985, as “National Philanthropy Day”.
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).
Lungren sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Law (20%) Crime and Law Enforcement (18%) Taxation (12%) Emergency Management (10%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) International Affairs (10%) Energy (8%)
Some of Lungren’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6622 (112th): Officer Safety Act of 2012
- H.Res. 790 (112th): Expressing support for designation of August 23 as Black Ribbon Day to ...
- H.R. 6336 (112th): To direct the Joint Committee on the Library to accept a statue ...
- H.R. 6197 (112th): Candidate Accountability Act
- H.Con.Res. 132 (112th): Providing funding to ensure the printing and production of the authorized number ...
- H.R. 6122 (112th): To revise the authority of the Librarian of Congress to accept gifts ...
- H.R. 5904 (112th): Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act
From Jan 1979 to Jan 2013, Lungren missed 347 of 11,174 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. 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:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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