Our unique analysis of the bills Gejdenson 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). Gejdenson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Gejdenson was the primary sponsor of 14 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 4249 (106th): Cross-Border Cooperation and Environmental Safety in Northern Europe Act of 2000
- H.R. 1619 (106th): Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor Reauthorization Act of 1999
- H.R. 5246 (103rd): International Narcotics Control Corrections Act of 1994
- H.R. 1348 (103rd): Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor Act of 1994
- H.R. 4950 (103rd): Jobs Through Trade Expansion Act of 1994
- H.R. 4653 (103rd): Mohegan Nation of Connecticut Land Claims Settlement Act of 1994
- H.J.Res. 159 (103rd): To designate the month of November in 1993 and 1994 as “National Hospice Month”.
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).
Gejdenson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (20%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) International Affairs (13%) Law (13%) Labor and Employment (11%) Commerce (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%)
Some of Gejdenson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 433 (106th): Expressing the sense of Congress with respect to the parliamentary elections held ...
- H.R. 5253 (106th): East Timor Transition to Independence Act of 2000
- H.Con.Res. 401 (106th): Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding high-level visits by Taiwanese officials ...
- H.R. 4697 (106th): International Anti-Corruption and Good Governance Act of 2000
- H.R. 4417 (106th): Satellite Exports With Security Act of 2000
- H.R. 4306 (106th): Commercial Competitiveness and Labor Rights in China Act of 2000
- H.Con.Res. 304 (106th): Expressing the condemnation of the continued egregious violations of human rights in ...
From Jan 1981 to Dec 2000, Gejdenson missed 257 of 10,246 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with 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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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
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills