Allard is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the Senate in 2008 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Allard sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 11, 2008. See full analysis methodology.
Allard was the primary sponsor of 19 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- S. 2673 (110th): A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 10799 West Alameda Avenue in Lakewood, Colorado, as the “Felix Sparks Post Office ...
- S. 1732 (110th): A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 301 Boardwalk Drive in Fort Collins, Colorado, as the “Dr. Karl E. Carson ...
- S. 194 (110th): A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1300 North Frontage Road West in Vail, Colorado, as the “Gerald R. Ford, ...
- S. 4092 (109th): A bill to clarify certain land use in Jefferson County, Colorado.
- S. 56 (109th): Rio Grande Natural Area Act
- S. 1578 (109th): Upper Colorado and San Juan River Basin Endangered Fish Recovery Programs Reauthorization Act of 2005
- S. 55 (109th): Rocky Mountain National Park Boundary Adjustment Act of 2005
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 at least about half 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).
Allard sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Public Lands and Natural Resources (19%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Environmental Protection (12%) Law (10%) Water Resources Development (8%) Social Welfare (7%)
Some of Allard’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S.Res. 670 (110th): A resolution designating September 25, 2008, as “National First Responder Appreciation Day”.
- S. 3062 (110th): Oil Shale Regulatory Act of 2008
- S. 3030 (110th): A bill to amend the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008 to provide for ...
- S.Res. 561 (110th): A resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the North American Aerospace Defense ...
- S.Res. 563 (110th): A resolution designating September 13, 2008, as “National Childhood Cancer Awareness Day”.
- S. 2974 (110th): Arkansas Valley Conduit Act of 2008
- S.Res. 502 (110th): A resolution commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Space Foundation.
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S. 3001 (110th): Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009
Sep 17, 2008. Bill Passed 88/8.
H.R. 2642 (110th): Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008
Jun 26, 2008. Motion Agreed to 92/6.
The Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 is Title V of the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2008, Pub.L. 110–252, H.R. 2642, an Act of Congress which became law on June 30, 2008. The act amended Part III of Title 38, United States Code to ...
H.R. 2419 (110th): Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
Dec 14, 2007. Bill Passed 79/14.
The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Pub.L. 110–234, H.R. 2419, 122 Stat. 923, enacted May 22, 2008, also known as the 2008 U.S. Farm Bill) was a $288 billion, five-year agricultural policy bill that was passed into law by the United States Congress ...
On the Nomination PN177: Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., in the Army, to be General
Feb 8, 2007. Nomination Confirmed 83/14.
From Jan 1997 to Dec 2008, Allard missed 42 of 3,894 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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