Our unique analysis of the bills Bono 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 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bono is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Bono was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 700 (105th): To remove the restriction on the distribution of certain revenues from the Mineral Springs parcel to certain members of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
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.
Bono sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Law (21%) Commerce (21%) Government Operations and Politics (21%) Native Americans (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Agriculture and Food (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Arts, Culture, Religion (5%)
Some of Bono’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2882 (105th): Fairness and Voluntary Arbitration Act of 1998
- H.R. 2448 (105th): Protection From Personal Intrusion Act
- H.R. 1621 (105th): Copyright Term Extension Act of 1997
- H.R. 1542 (105th): Trade and Professional Association Free Flow of Information Act of 1997
- H.R. 1232 (105th): Imported Produce Labeling Act of 1997
- H.R. 1170 (105th): State Initiative Fairness Act
- H.R. 700 (105th): To remove the restriction on the distribution of certain revenues from the ...
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From Jan 1995 to Nov 1997, Bono missed 98 of 1,980 roll call votes, which is 4.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1997. 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