Our unique analysis of the bills Weygand 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 2000. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Weygand is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Weygand was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 2013 (105th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 551 Kingstown Road in South Kingstown, Rhode Island, as the “David B. Champagne Post Office ...
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).
Weygand sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Commerce (21%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (17%) Environmental Protection (15%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Labor and Employment (7%) Taxation (6%) Health (6%)
Some of Weygand’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5191 (106th): White House Conference on United States Energy Policy Act of 2000
- H.R. 5192 (106th): Medicaid and SCHIP Improvement and Flexibility Act of 2000
- H.Con.Res. 271 (106th): Expressing the support of Congress for activities to increase public awareness of ...
- H.R. 3758 (106th): To temporarily suspend the duty on Solvent Blue 104.
- H.R. 3760 (106th): To temporarily suspend the duty on benzenesulfonamide, 4-amino-2, 5-dimethyoxy-N-phenyl.
- H.R. 3759 (106th): To temporarily suspend the duty on Pigment Red 176.
- H.R. 3761 (106th): To temporarily suspend the duty on certain Reactive Red 180 solutions.
From Jan 1997 to Dec 2000, Weygand missed 107 of 2,401 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. This is worse than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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