Our unique analysis of the bills Owens 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Owens is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Owens sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Environmental Protection (20%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) International Affairs (15%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Taxation (9%) Health (8%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%)
Some of Owens’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6068 (102nd): Small Business Recession Relief Act of 1992
- H.Con.Res. 364 (102nd): Congratulating the Government and people of Oman on the forthcoming 160th anniversary ...
- H.R. 5991 (102nd): Supplemental Security Income Reform Act of 1992
- H.R. 5722 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage the removal ...
- H.R. 5609 (102nd): Superfund Equitable Liability and Improved Cleanup Act
- H.J.Res. 487 (102nd): To designate June 10, 1992, through June 16, 1992, as “International Student ...
- H.R. 5162 (102nd): Earth Summit Leadership Act of 1992
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From Jan 1973 to Oct 1992, Owens missed 334 of 3,853 roll call votes, which is 8.7%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills