Our unique analysis of the bills Hochbrueckner 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hochbrueckner is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hochbrueckner was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:
- H.J.Res. 459 (102nd): Designating the week beginning July 26, 1992, as “Lyme Disease Awareness Week”.
- H.J.Res. 138 (102nd): Designating the week beginning July 21, 1991, as “Lyme Disease Awareness Week”.
- H.J.Res. 528 (101st): Designating the week beginning July 22, 1990, as “Lyme Disease Awareness Week”.
- H.R. 2282 (101st): To allow the obsolete destroyer U.S.S. EDSON (DD 946) to be transferred to the Intrepid Sea-Air Space Museum in New York before the expiration of the otherwise ...
- H.J.Res. 138 (101st): Designating the week beginning July 23, 1989, as “Lyme Disease Awareness Week”.
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).
Hochbrueckner sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Environmental Protection (31%) Armed Forces and National Security (23%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Health (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Private Legislation (5%) Agriculture and Food (3%)
Some of Hochbrueckner’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5267 (103rd): National Composting Act of 1994
- H.R. 5268 (103rd): To authorize the exchange of National Park Service land in the Fire ...
- H.R. 5114 (103rd): For the relief of Jack Ellsworth.
- H.R. 4611 (103rd): To direct the Secretary of Transportation to convey to the Montauk Historical ...
- H.R. 4029 (103rd): To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation ...
- H.R. 2813 (103rd): Lyme Disease Prevention, Control, and Research Amendments of 1993
- H.R. 2292 (103rd): Executive Composting Act
From Jan 1987 to Nov 1994, Hochbrueckner missed 86 of 3,897 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is better than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills