Pease was the representative for Indiana’s 7th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1997 to 2000.
Pease is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2000 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Pease sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 1995 to Dec 15, 2000. See full analysis methodology.
Pease was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
Does 1 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
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 at least about half 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).
Pease sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
Pease recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.Res. 491 (106th): Naming a room in the House of Representatives wing of the Capitol …
- H.R. 4068 (106th): Religious Workers Act of 2000
- H.R. 2513 (106th): To direct the Administrator of General Services to acquire a building located …
- H.R. 4668 (105th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service at 30 …
- H.Res. 213 (105th): Designating majority membership on certain standing committees of the House.
- H.R. 1249 (105th): To redesignate the Federal building located at 107 Federal Building, in Terre …
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 1997 to Dec 2000, Pease missed 13 of 2,401 roll call votes, which is 0.5%. This is better than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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