Our unique analysis of the bills Moody 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). Moody is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Moody was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.J.Res. 458 (102nd): Designating the week beginning October 25, 1992, as “World Population Awareness Week”.
- H.J.Res. 261 (102nd): Designating the week beginning October 20, 1991, as “World Population Awareness Week”.
- H.J.Res. 248 (101st): Designating October 22 through 28, 1989, as “World Population 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).
Moody sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (35%) Health (20%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (12%) Agriculture and Food (8%) Housing and Community Development (6%) Families (6%) Social Welfare (6%) Government Operations and Politics (6%)
Some of Moody’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5865 (102nd): To prohibit the use of appropriated funds to adjust the 1990 decennial ...
- H.R. 5866 (102nd): To amend title 13, United States Code, to require the Secretary of ...
- H.R. 5867 (102nd): Consumer Hospital Price Awareness Act of 1992
- H.R. 5707 (102nd): Hospital Cost Disclosure Act of 1992
- H.R. 5655 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the prior ...
- H.R. 5656 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt services performed ...
- H.Res. 521 (102nd): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding human rights violations ...
From Jan 1983 to Oct 1992, Moody missed 420 of 4,571 roll call votes, which is 9.2%. This is worse 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