Our unique analysis of the bills Brewster 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Brewster is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Brewster was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 3051 (103rd): To provide that certain property located in the State of Oklahoma owned by an Indian housing authority for the purpose of providing low-income housing shall be treated ...
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).
Brewster sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (18%) Economics and Public Finance (18%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (15%) Families (12%) Sports and Recreation (9%) Health (9%) Environmental Protection (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%)
Some of Brewster’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4144 (104th): Sportsmen’s Bill of Rights Act of 1996
- H.Con.Res. 164 (104th): Honoring the national organization of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda.
- H.R. 3088 (104th): To provide for the exchange of certain federally owned lands and mineral ...
- H.Res. 191 (104th): Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require the reduction ...
- H.R. 1112 (104th): To transfer management of the Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma to ...
- H.R. 598 (104th): Pharmacy Compounding Preservation Act of 1994
- H.R. 5256 (103rd): Pharmacy Compounding Preservation Act of 1994
From Jan 1991 to Sep 1996, Brewster missed 133 of 3,394 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. 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