Our unique analysis of the bills Fawell 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 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Fawell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Fawell was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 1377 (105th): Savings are Vital to Everyone’s Retirement Act of 1997
- H.R. 1225 (104th): Court Reporter Fair Labor Amendments of 1995
- H.R. 1490 (100th): A bill for the relief of Jean DeYoung.
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Fawell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Labor and Employment (24%) Government Operations and Politics (21%) Law (14%) Commerce (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (8%) Health (7%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%)
Some of Fawell’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4770 (105th): Democratic Rights for Union Members Act of 1998
- H.R. 3751 (105th): Family and Medical Leave Clarification Act
- H.R. 3473 (105th): To amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to allow ...
- H.R. 2888 (105th): Sales Incentive Compensation Act
- H.R. 2449 (105th): Fair Access to Indemnity and Reimbursement Act
- H.R. 2226 (105th): To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of ...
- H.R. 1625 (105th): Worker Paycheck Fairness Act
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From Jan 1985 to Dec 1998, Fawell missed 154 of 7,314 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills