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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

01-HR1038 on Mar 7, 2001

Bill Sponsorship: a bill limiting capital punishment:
Source: H.R.912
H.R. 1038, S.233:
To place a moratorium on executions by the Federal Government and urge the States to do the same, while a National Commission on the Death Penalty reviews the fairness of the imposition of the death penalty .
S.486 & H.R.912:
To reduce the risk that innocent persons may be executed [by examining DNA evidence more thoroughly].
  • H. R. 912, 3/7/2001, Innocence Protection Act of 2001 (Delahunt, et. al.)
  • S.486, 3/7/2001, Innocence Protection Act of 2001 (Leahy, et. al.)
  • H.R.1038, 3/15/2001, National Death Penalty Moratorium Act of 2001 (Jackson (IL), Rodriguez, Clay, Hoeffel, Jackson-Lee (TX))
  • S.233, 1/31/2001, National Death Penalty Moratorium Act of 2001 (Feingold, Levin, Wellstone, Corzine)


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 9. Question 9: Stricter punishment reduces crime Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Crime
  • Headline: Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing (Score: -1)

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 01-HR1038

Neil Abercrombie s1oHawaii Democrat (Resigned 2010) 
Daniel Akaka s1oHI Democratic Jr Senator (Retiring) 
Tom Allen s1oMaine Democrat (Retiring 2008) 
John Baldacci s1oMaine Democrat 
Tammy Baldwin s1oWI Democratic Challenger 
Tom Barrett s1oWisconsin Democrat 
Shelley Berkley s1oNevada Democrat (Senate run 2012) 
Howard Berman s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Earl Blumenauer s1oOregon Democrat 
David Bonior s1oMichigan Democrat 
Barbara Boxer s1oCA Democratic Jr Senator 
Corrine Brown s1oFlorida Democrat 
Sherrod Brown s1oOH Democratic Sr Senator 
Michael Capuano s1oMA Former Democratic Primary Senate Challenger (2009) 
Julia Carson s1oIndiana Former Dem. (Deceased 2008) 
William Lacy Clay s1oMissouri Democrat 
John Conyers s1oMichigan Democrat 
Jon Corzine s1oNJ Former Democrat (until 2009) 
William Coyne s1oPennsylvania Democrat 
Joseph Crowley s1oNew York Democrat 
Diana DeGette s1oColorado Democrat 
Bill Delahunt s1oMassachusetts Democrat (until 2010) 
Rosa DeLauro s1oConnecticut Democrat 
Chris Dodd s1oCT Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2010) 
Eliot Engel s1oNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Anna Eshoo s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Lane Evans s1oIllinois Democrat 
Eni Faleomavaega s1oSamoa Democrat 
Sam Farr s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Chaka Fattah s1oPennsylvania Democrat 
Russell Feingold s1oPOTUS Democrat 
Bob Filner s1oCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011) 
Barney Frank s1oMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Charles Gonzalez s1oTexas Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Luis Gutierrez s1oIllinois Democrat 
Alcee Hastings s1oFlorida Democrat 
Earl Hilliard s1oAlabama Democrat 
Maurice Hinchey s1oNew York Dem/Working-Fam.(Retired 2012) 
Darlene Hooley s1oOregon Democrat (Retiring 2008) 
Steve Israel s1oNew York Democrat 
Jesse Louis Jackson s1oIllinois Democrat (Resgined 2013) 
Sheila Jackson Lee s1oTexas Democrat 
William Jefferson s1oLouisiana Democrat 
Stephanie Tubbs Jones s1oOhio Former Dem. (Deceased, 2008) 
Patrick Kennedy s1oRhode Island Democrat (until 2010) 
Ted Kennedy s1oMA Democratic Senator (until 2009) 
Dale Kildee s1oMichigan Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Carolyn Kilpatrick s1oMichigan Democrat (until 2010) 
Ron Kind s1oWI Former Democratic challenger (2012) 
Dennis Kucinich s1oOhio Democrat (Lost 2012 Primary) 
John LaFalce s1oNew York Democrat/Ind./Lib. (Until 2004 
Nicholas Lampson s1oTexas Democrat (Unseated 2008) 
Tom Lantos s1oCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2008) 
Patrick Leahy s1oVT Democratic Sr Senator 
Barbara Lee s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Carl Levin s1oMI Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
John Lewis s1oGeorgia Democrat 
William Lipinski s1oIllinois Democrat (Until 2004) 
Nita Lowey s1oNew York Democrat 
Bill Luther s1oMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor 
Ed Markey s1oMA Democratic Challenger 
Carolyn McCarthy s1oNew York Dem./Ind./Working-Families 
Karen McCarthy s1oMissouri Democrat (Until 2004) 
Betty McCollum s1oMinnesota Democrat 
Jim McDermott s1oWashington Democrat 
Jim McGovern s1oMassachusetts Democrat 
Cynthia McKinney s1oGeorgia Democrat 
Michael McNulty s1oNew York Dem./Cons. (Retiring 2008) 
Carrie Meek s1oFlorida Democrat (retired 2002) 
Gregory Meeks s1oNew York Dem./Working-Families 
Barbara Mikulski s1oMD Democratic Sr Senator 
George Miller s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Joe Moakley s1oMassachusetts Democrat (until 2001) 
Dennis Moore s1oKansas Democrat (until 2010) 
Jerrold Nadler s1oNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families 
Richard Neal s1oMassachusetts Democrat 
Eleanor Holmes Norton s1oDistrict of Columbia Democrat 
John Olver s1oMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Ed Pastor s1oArizona Democrat 
Donald Payne s1oNew Jersey Former Democrat(Deceased 2012) 
Nancy Pelosi s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Earl Pomeroy s1oNorth Dakota Democrat (until 2010) 
David Eugene Price s1oNorth Carolina Democrat 
Lynn Nancy Rivers s1oMichigan Democrat 
Ciro Rodriguez s1oTexas Democrat (until 2010) 
Tim Roemer s1oIndiana Democrat 
Loretta Sanchez s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Max Sandlin s1oTexas Democrat (Until 2004) 
Tom Sawyer s1oOhio Democrat 
Jan Schakowsky s1oIllinois Democrat 
Bobby Scott s1oVirginia Democrat 
Brad Sherman s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Louise Slaughter s1oNew York Democrat 
David Adam Smith s1oWashington Democrat 
Pete Stark s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Bart Stupak s1oMichigan Democrat (until 2010) 
Bennie Thompson s1oMississippi Democrat 
John Tierney s1oMassachusetts Democrat 
Bob Torricelli s1oNJ Former Democratic Senator 
Mark Udall s1oCO Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative 
Nydia Velazquez s1oNew York Democrat/Working-Families 
Maxine Waters s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Mel Watt s1oNorth Carolina Democrat 
Henry Waxman s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Anthony Weiner s1oNew York Former Democrat(Resigned 2011) 
Paul Wellstone s1oMN Democratic Senator (Former) 
Robert Wexler s1oFlorida Democrat (resigned Jan. 2010) 
Albert Wynn s1oMaryland Democrat (Unseated 2008) 



Republicans participating in 01-HR1038

Charlie Bass s1oNew Hampshire Republican (Retired 2012) 
Sherry Boehlert s1oNew York Republican/Independence 
Jon Christensen s1oNebraska Republican Former (1994-) 
Susan Collins s1oME Republican Sr Senator 
Bill Emerson s1oMissouri Republican Former (1994-) 
Jo Ann Emerson s1oMissouri Republican (Resigned 2013) 
Mark Foley s1oFlorida Republican 
Melissa Hart s1oPennsylvania Republican 
Amo Houghton s1oNew York Republican/Conservative 
Peter King s1oNew York Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life 
Ray LaHood s1oIllinois Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Bill McCollum s1oFL Former Republican challenger (2004); former US Rep. 
John McHugh s1oNew York Republican/Conservative 
Connie Morella s1oMaryland Republican 
Tom Petri s1oWisconsin Republican 
Deborah Pryce s1oOhio Republican 
Jack Quinn s1oNew York Republican/Ind./Cons. 
Jim Ramstad s1oMinnesota Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Joe Scarborough s1oFlorida Republican 
Christopher Shays s1oConnecticut Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Christopher Smith s1oNew Jersey Republican 
Gordon Harold Smith s1oOR Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2008) 
Fred Upton s1oMichigan Republican 
Jim Walsh s1oNew York Rep./Ind. (Retiring 2008) 



Independents participating in 01-HR1038

Donna Christensen s1oVirgin Islands - 
Harold Ford s1oNY 2010 Democratic Primary Challenger; previously US Rep (TN) 
Joseph Hoeffel s1oPA 2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative 
Jim Jeffords s1oVT Former Independent Senator (retired 2006) 
Joseph Lieberman s1oCT Independent Sr Senator; Gore's VP nominee (Retiring) 



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 108
Republicans: 24
Independents: 5


















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