Our unique analysis of the bills Foley 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 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Foley is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Foley was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 3830 (109th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 130 East Marion Avenue in Punta Gorda, Florida, as the “U.S. Cleveland Post Office Building”.
- H.R. 1134 (109th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of certain disaster mitigation payments.
- H.R. 4014 (107th): Rare Diseases Orphan Product Development Act of 2002
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).
Foley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (19%) Commerce (14%) Law (12%) Taxation (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%)
Some of Foley’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 471 (109th): Congratulating The Professional Golfers’ Association of America on its 90th anniversary and ...
- H.R. 5773 (109th): Child Fingerprints Safekeeping Act of 2006
- H.R. 5758 (109th): To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide that World War ...
- H.R. 5749 (109th): Internet Stopping Adults Facilitating the Exploitation of Today’s Youth Act (SAFETY) of ...
- H.Res. 729 (109th): Supporting National Tourism Week.
- H.R. 4905 (109th): Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act
- H.R. 4813 (109th): United States Security Improvement Act of 2006
From Jan 1995 to Sep 2006, Foley missed 164 of 7,145 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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