Our unique analysis of the bills Levine 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). Levine is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Levine was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 543 (102nd): Japanese American National Historic Landmark Theme Study Act
- H.J.Res. 197 (102nd): To designate the week of April 15 through 21, 1991, as “National Education First Week”.
- H.J.Res. 276 (101st): Designating September 14, 1989, as “National D.A.R.E. Day”.
- H.J.Res. 583 (98th): A joint resolution to designate January 27, 1985, as “National Jerome Kern Day”.
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.
Levine sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (26%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (20%) Education (12%) Environmental Protection (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%)
Some of Levine’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6038 (102nd): To amend title 35, United States Code, to permit separate patent extensions ...
- H.R. 5594 (102nd): Sequoia National Monument Act of 1992
- H.J.Res. 486 (102nd): Designating September 10, 1992, as “National D.A.R.E. Day”.
- H.R. 5018 (102nd): Save the Ozone Layer Tax Credit
- H.R. 4710 (102nd): To extend the statute of limitations applicable to civil actions brought by ...
- H.R. 4378 (102nd): To prohibit exports of dual use items to terrorist countries, and for ...
- H.R. 4355 (102nd): American Schools Revitalization Act of 1992
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From Jan 1983 to Oct 1992, Levine missed 584 of 4,571 roll call votes, which is 12.8%. This is much 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:
- 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills