Bill Text — Sep 16, 2012
This bill’s text for status Reported by House Committee (Sep 16, 2010) is now available.
Rep. Jane Harman [D-CA36, 2001-2011] is the sponsor of this bill.
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Former Representative from California’s 36th District, Democrat
Harman, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 36th congressional district from 2001 to 2011.
She was previously the representative for California's 36th congressional district (1993-1998).
Our unique analysis of the bills Harman sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives 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). Harman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Harman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Law (11%) International Affairs (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (10%) Economics and Public Finance (7%)
Some of Harman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1993 to Feb 2011, Harman missed 901 of 10,758 roll call votes, which is 8.4%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 2011. ProPublica has tracked 3 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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