Stevens is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives 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 Stevens has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 13, 2021. See full analysis methodology.
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Stevens was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
Does 2 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).
Stevens sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Stevens’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 171: To require the Secretary of Commerce to establish a task force to identify ...
- H.R. 7853: Resilient Manufacturing Task Force Act of 2020
- H.R. 7662: To modify certain requirements of LIHEAP for purposes of the use of certain ...
- H.R. 7228: Plastic Waste Reduction and Recycling Act
- H.R. 6631: Essential Worker Protection Act of 2020
- H.R. 6323: MEP Crisis Response Act of 2020
- H.R. 4669: Maximizing Drug Coverage for Low-Income Seniors Act of 2019
From Jan 2019 to Jan 2021, Stevens missed 1 of 971 roll call votes, which is 0.1%. This is better than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. 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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