Our unique analysis of the bills Hayes 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 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hayes is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hayes was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 4688 (109th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1 Boyden Street in Badin, North Carolina, as the “Mayor John Thompson `Tom’ Garrison Memorial ...
- H.R. 4176 (108th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 122 West Elwood Avenue in Raeford, North Carolina, as the “Bobby Marshall Gentry Post Office ...
- H.R. 3118 (108th): To designate the Orville Wright Federal Building and the Wilbur Wright Federal Building in Washington, District of Columbia.
- H.R. 5590 (107th): Armed Forces Domestic Security Act
- H.R. 4658 (106th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 301 Green Street in Fayetteville, North Carolina, as the “J.L. Dawkins Post Office Building”.
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.
Hayes sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (21%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Commerce (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Labor and Employment (11%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) International Affairs (8%) Law (8%)
Some of Hayes’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6383 (110th): Alternative Energy Advancement Act
- H.R. 6293 (110th): Military Children’s School Investment Act
- H.R. 6128 (110th): To require the Secretary of the Army to implement the First Sergeants ...
- H.R. 4737 (110th): To extend the temporary suspension of duty on 1,3-Benzenedicarboxamide, N, N’-bis-(2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-4-piperidinyl)-.
- H.R. 4740 (110th): To extend the temporary suspension of duty on 3-Dodecyl-1- (2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-4-piperidinyl)-2,5-pyrrolidinedione.
- H.R. 4739 (110th): To extend the temporary suspension of duty on preparations based on ethanediamide, ...
- H.R. 4741 (110th): To extend the temporary suspension of duty on 1-Acetyl-4- (3-dodecyl-2, 5-dioxo-1-pyrrolidinyl)-2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine.
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From Jan 1999 to Dec 2008, Hayes missed 149 of 6,521 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. ProPublica has tracked 20 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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