Our unique analysis of the bills Myrick sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Myrick is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Myrick was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2780 (106th): Kristen’s Act
- H.R. 4386 (106th): Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act of 2000
- H.R. 2773 (104th): To extend the deadline under the Federal Power Act applicable to the construction of 2 hydroelectric projects in North Carolina, and for other purposes.
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).
Myrick sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Myrick’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6264 (112th): GSA Path to Privatization Act
- H.R. 5254 (112th): To suspend temporarily the duty on Efka 6225.
- H.R. 4588 (112th): To extend the suspension of duty on Reactive Black 005.
- H.R. 4595 (112th): To extend the suspension of duty on Glyoxylic Acid.
- H.R. 4583 (112th): To extend the suspension of duty on staple fibers of viscose rayon, ...
- H.R. 4590 (112th): To suspend temporarily the duty on certain window shade material.
- H.R. 4600 (112th): To suspend temporarily the duty on Ammonium polyacryloyldimethyl taurate.
From Jan 1995 to Jan 2013, Myrick missed 604 of 12,309 roll call votes, which is 4.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 223 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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