Hilleary was the representative for Tennessee’s 4th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1995 to 2002.
Hilleary is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2002 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Hilleary sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 7, 1997 to Nov 19, 2002. See full analysis methodology.
Hilleary sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (23%) Science, Technology, Communications (13%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Law (13%) Labor and Employment (10%) Social Welfare (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Education (10%)
Recently Introduced Bills
Hilleary recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.Con.Res. 428 (107th): Expressing the sense of the Congress that recitation of the Pledge of …
- H.R. 1148 (107th): Low-Income and Rural School Program
- H.R. 507 (107th): Child Safety and Home Security Act of 2001
- H.R. 4355 (106th): To authorize retention by the City of Tullahoma, Tennessee, of all funds …
- H.R. 4190 (106th): To amend title 23, United States Code, relating to the Federal share …
- H.R. 2997 (106th): Low-Income and Rural School Program
- H.R. 2758 (106th): Common Ground Healthcare Security Act of 1999
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 1995 to Nov 2002, Hilleary missed 227 of 4,737 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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