Our unique analysis of the bills Snowbarger 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 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Snowbarger is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Snowbarger was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 4259 (105th): Haskell Indian Nations University and Southwestern Indian PolytechnicInstitute Administrative Systems Act of 1998
- H.R. 2177 (105th): To designate the United States Courthouse located at 500 State Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas, as the “Robert J. Dole United States Courthouse”.
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).
Snowbarger sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Economics and Public Finance (18%) Labor and Employment (18%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Law (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Taxation (8%) Education (8%)
Some of Snowbarger’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4808 (105th): Depository Institution-GSE Affiliation Act of 1998
- H.R. 4649 (105th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the ...
- H.R. 4574 (105th): Merchant Marine-Railroad Retirement Correction Act of 1998
- H.Con.Res. 321 (105th): Expressing the sense of the Congress that money saved from efforts to ...
- H.R. 4259 (105th): Haskell Indian Nations University and Southwestern Indian PolytechnicInstitute Administrative Systems Act of ...
- H.R. 4260 (105th): Congressional Pension Limitation and Reform Act
- H.R. 3315 (105th): Fair Elections and Political Accountability Act
From Jan 1997 to Dec 1998, Snowbarger missed 18 of 1,187 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills