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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-HR1031 on Mar 14, 2001

Bill Sponsorship: the Federal No Frills Prisons Act:
Source: House Resolution Sponsorship
    Title: To prohibit the use of Federal funds for certain amenities and personal comforts in the Federal prison system. Summary: Prohibits the use of Federal funds to provide the following amenities or personal comforts in the Federal prison system:
  1. in-cell television viewing;
  2. viewing of a motion picture rated R, X, or NC-17;
  3. instruction or training equipment for specified fighting arts, bodybuilding, or weightlifting;
  4. an in-cell coffee pot, hot plate, or heating element; or
  5. an electric or electronic musical instrument.


    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: No TV, R-rated movies, or coffeepots in prison cells (Score: 2)

  • 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-HR1031



Republicans participating in 01-HR1031

Dick Armey s1oTexas Republican 
Judy Biggert s1oIllinois Republican 
Robert Ehrlich s1oMaryland Republican 
Jim Greenwood s1oPennsylvania Republican (Until 2004) 
Melissa Hart s1oPennsylvania Republican 
Nancy Lee Johnson s1oConnecticut Republican 
Christopher Shays s1oConnecticut Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Rob Simmons s1wConnecticut Republican 
Christopher Smith s1oNew Jersey Republican 
Wes Watkins s1oOklahoma Republican 



Independents participating in 01-HR1031



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 0
Republicans: 10
Independents: 0


















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