Our unique analysis of the bills Abraham sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate 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). Abraham is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Abraham was the primary sponsor of 14 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- S. 11 (106th): A bill for the relief of Wei Jingsheng.
- S. 1455 (106th): College Scholarship Fraud Prevention Act of 2000
- S. 148 (106th): Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act
- S. 761 (106th): Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act
- S. 2367 (106th): Travel, Tourism, and Jobs Preservation Act
- S. 1713 (106th): S Visa and Refugee Assistance Authorization Act
- S. 531 (106th): A bill to authorize the President to award a gold medal on behalf of the Congress to Rosa Parks in recognition of her contributions to the Nation.
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).
Abraham sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (21%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Commerce (14%) Law (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Labor and Employment (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Families (8%)
Some of Abraham’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3276 (106th): A bill to make technical corrections to the College Scholarship Fraud Prevention ...
- S. 3206 (106th): Victims of Rape Health Protection Act
- S. 3174 (106th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow ...
- S. 3139 (106th): Secret Evidence Repeal Act of 2000
- S. 3112 (106th): Medicare Access to Digital Mammography Act of 2000
- S. 3028 (106th): Rural Hospital and Health Network Preservation Act of 2000
- S. 2991 (106th): Just Punishment for Cyberstalkers Act of 2000
From Jan 1995 to Dec 2000, Abraham missed 0 of 2,203 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. This is better than the median of 1.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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