Our unique analysis of the bills Barrett 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 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Barrett is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Barrett was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 3235 (106th): National Police Athletic League Youth Enrichment Act of 2000
- H.J.Res. 363 (103rd): To designate October 1994 as “Crime Prevention 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).
Barrett sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (18%) Science, Technology, Communications (12%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Health (12%) Social Welfare (12%) Commerce (12%) Housing and Community Development (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%)
Some of Barrett’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4627 (107th): Real Estate Settlement Fairness Act
- H.Con.Res. 319 (107th): Honoring Henry Reuss, former United States Representative from Wisconsin, and extending the ...
- H.R. 3565 (107th): Nursing Home Security Act of 2001
- H.R. 2516 (107th): Air Conditioner Energy Efficiency Leadership Act
- H.R. 1825 (107th): Consumer Debit Card Protection Act
- H.R. 1604 (107th): Medicaid Safety Net Improvement Act of 2001
- H.Res. 96 (107th): Recognizing National Poison Prevention Week, and encouraging parents, educators, and caregivers to ...
From Jan 1993 to Nov 2002, Barrett missed 103 of 5,859 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is better than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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