Green, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 15th congressional district from 1983 to 1992.
He was previously the representative for New York's 18th congressional district (1977-1982).
Green is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Green sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Green was the primary sponsor of 8 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 5595 (101st): To redesignate the Federal building located at 1 Bowling Green in New York, New York, as the “Alexander Hamilton United States Custom House”.
- H.J.Res. 457 (101st): Calling upon the United Nations to repeal General Assembly Resolution 3379.
- H.J.Res. 595 (100th): A joint resolution to designate the week of November 28 through December 5, 1988, as “National Book Week”.
- H.J.Res. 25 (99th): A joint resolution to designate the week beginning June 2, 1985, as “National Theatre Week”.
- H.J.Res. 292 (98th): A joint resolution designating “National Theatre Week”.
- H.J.Res. 230 (97th): A joint resolution imploring the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics to allow Dr. Semyon Gluzman and his family to emigrate to Israel.
- H.R. 2593 (96th): A bill for the relief of Mariana de Jesus Roca and Francisco Rubira Roca.
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).
Green sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (23%) International Affairs (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Health (11%) Environmental Protection (11%) Taxation (9%) Social Welfare (9%) Private Legislation (9%)
Some of Green’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5587 (102nd): Department of Energy National Laboratory International Energy and Environmental Technology Development Act
- H.R. 5140 (102nd): To prohibit United States military assistance for Jordan until the President certifies ...
- H.R. 4964 (102nd): To reduce temporarily the duty on certain food coloring solutions.
- H.R. 4399 (102nd): To prohibit all United States military and economic assistance for Turkey until ...
- H.R. 4097 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 with respect to the ...
- H.J.Res. 385 (102nd): Designating the week beginning September 13, 1992, as “National Fragrance Week”.
- H.R. 2728 (102nd): To provide the United States Claims Court with jurisdiction to hear, determine, ...
From Feb 1978 to Oct 1992, Green missed 264 of 7,441 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills