Our unique analysis of the bills Sikorski 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). Sikorski is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Sikorski was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2270 (102nd): Senior Executive Service Improvements Act
- H.R. 5643 (101st): To grant a temporary extension on the authority under which the Government may accept the voluntary services of private-sector executives; to clarify the status of Federal employees ...
- H.R. 3086 (101st): Civil Service Due Process Amendments
- H.R. 2847 (101st): To extend by 1 year a program under which the Government is allowed to accept the voluntary services of private-sector executives.
- H.R. 4939 (100th): Lead Contamination Control Act of 1988
- H.R. 3858 (99th): Children’s Justice Act
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).
Sikorski sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (31%) Environmental Protection (20%) Health (12%) Education (12%) Labor and Employment (8%) Transportation and Public Works (6%) Taxation (6%) Crime and Law Enforcement (4%)
Some of Sikorski’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5886 (102nd): To reauthorize the Office of Special Counsel through fiscal year 1994.
- H.R. 5528 (102nd): Department of Defense Overseas Educators Act
- H.R. 4385 (102nd): To amend the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974, the Internal Revenue Code ...
- H.R. 4384 (102nd): To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that employees of ...
- H.R. 3939 (102nd): Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle for America Act
- H.R. 3149 (102nd): Federal Employees Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1991
- H.R. 3123 (102nd): National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Authorization Act of 1991
From Jan 1983 to Oct 1992, Sikorski missed 84 of 4,571 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is better 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:
- 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