Our unique analysis of the bills Zimmer 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Zimmer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Zimmer was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
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.
Zimmer sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (20%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Environmental Protection (14%) Taxation (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Law (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%)
Some of Zimmer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3974 (104th): To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to prohibit the provision ...
- H.R. 3781 (104th): To require the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to update its report ...
- H.R. 3456 (104th): Pam Lychner Sexual Offender Tracking and Identification Act of 1996
- H.R. 3319 (104th): To require that the United States promptly sue for recovery of costs ...
- H.R. 3257 (104th): To develop model curricula appropriate for elementary and secondary students.
- H.Res. 361 (104th): Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to prohibit foreign travel ...
- H.R. 2960 (104th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that amounts ...
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From Jan 1991 to Sep 1996, Zimmer missed 53 of 3,394 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is better than 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills