Bill Text — Sep 16, 2012
This bill’s text for status Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill (Dec 17, 2010) is now available.
Sen. Evan Bayh [D-IN, 1999-2010] is the sponsor of this bill.
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Former Senator from Indiana, Democrat
Bayh, a Democrat, was a senator from Indiana from 1999 to 2010.
Our unique analysis of the bills Bayh 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). Bayh is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Bayh sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (20%) Health (15%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Commerce (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Taxation (10%) Law (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%)
Some of Bayh’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1999 to Dec 2010, Bayh missed 77 of 3,978 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is on par with 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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