Our unique analysis of the bills Schroeder 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Schroeder is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Schroeder was the primary sponsor of 20 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 3694 (103rd): Child Abuse Accountability Act
- H.R. 1237 (103rd): National Child Protection Act of 1993
- H.R. 1435 (102nd): Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Act of 1992
- H.R. 25 (101st): Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989
- H.R. 4064 (100th): A bill to amend title 28 of the United States Code to authorize the appointment of additional bankruptcy judges.
- H.R. 4318 (100th): General Accounting Office Personnel Amendments Act of 1988
- H.R. 3974 (99th): A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to include in the death gratuity payable to survivors of a member of the Armed Forces who dies ...
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).
Schroeder sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Schroeder’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4217 (104th): Safe Motherhood Act of 1996
- H.Res. 543 (104th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States ...
- H.R. 3748 (104th): Civil Rights Procedures Protection Act of 1996
- H.R. 3704 (104th): To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to apply ...
- H.R. 3682 (104th): Part-Time and Temporary Workers Protection Act of 1996
- H.R. 3115 (104th): Alcohol Ingredient Labeling Act of 1996
- H.R. 3057 (104th): Comstock Cleanup Act of 1996
From Jan 1973 to Sep 1996, Schroeder missed 496 of 13,012 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills