Our unique analysis of the bills Roemer 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). Roemer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Roemer was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:
- H.J.Res. 117 (107th): Approving the location of the commemorative work in the District of Columbia honoring former President John Adams.
- H.R. 1668 (107th): To authorize the Adams Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on Federal land in the District of Columbia and its environs to honor former President John ...
- H.R. 2938 (106th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 424 South Michigan Street in South Bend, Indiana, as the “John Brademas Post Office”.
- H.R. 1932 (106th): Father Theodore M. Hesburgh Congressional Gold Medal Act
- H.J.Res. 196 (103rd): To designate July 1, 1993, as “National NYSP Day”.
- H.R. 5222 (102nd): To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 204 South Main Street in South Bend, Indiana, as the “Robert A. Grant Federal Building and ...
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).
Roemer sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (26%) Education (16%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Law (12%) Social Welfare (12%) Commerce (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%)
Some of Roemer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 616 (107th): Recognizing the 2002 United States Professors of the Year.
- H.R. 5755 (107th): To authorize the establishment of a commemorative work on Federal land in ...
- H.J.Res. 117 (107th): Approving the location of the commemorative work in the District of Columbia ...
- H.R. 5209 (107th): To authorize additional funding for the National Security Education Program, to establish ...
- H.R. 4777 (107th): Terrorist Attacks bill
- H.R. 4209 (107th): Promoting Self-Reliance for the World’s Poorest Act of 2002
- H.R. 2414 (107th): To require any amounts appropriated for Members’ Representational Allowances for the House ...
From Jan 1991 to Nov 2002, Roemer missed 53 of 6,791 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. 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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