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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.

1994-H3990 on Mar 9, 1994

Bill Sponsorship: restricting parole for repeat sexual predators
Source: Protection from Sexual Predators Act (H.R.3990)
    Expresses the sense of the Congress that States should:
  • more seriously consider the relatively high recidivism rate of sexual offenders when deciding whether to plea bargain with first-time sexual offenders and whether to grant parole to sexual offenders; and
  • review their treatment and parole supervision programs for sexual offenders to assure that such programs are fulfilling their goals.
  • Whoever violates provisions regarding aggravated sexual abuse after previously having been convicted of another State or Federal sexual abuse offense shall be imprisoned for life.
  • Establish guidelines for State programs requiring any person who is convicted of a sex offense to register and keep up to date a current address with a designated State law enforcement agency for ten years after being released from prison
  • Maintain on-line availability of information obtained under this Act
  • Carry out a study of persistent sexual predators and to report to the Congress and the President.


    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: Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators (Score: 2)

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



Democrats participating in 1994-H3990

Neil Abercrombie s1oHawaii Democrat (Resigned 2010) 
Gary Ackerman s1oNew York Dem./Ind./Lib. (Retiring 2012) 
David Bonior s1oMichigan Democrat 
Corrine Brown s1oFlorida Democrat 
Eva Clayton s1oNorth Carolina Democrat (Until 2004) 
Rosa DeLauro s1oConnecticut Democrat 
Eliot Engel s1oNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Lane Evans s1oIllinois Democrat 
Dianne Feinstein s1pCA Democratic Sr Senator 
Bob Filner s1oCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011) 
Martin Frost s1oTexas Democrat (Until 2004) 
Elizabeth Furse s1oOregon Democrat 
Gene Green s1oTexas Democrat 
Alcee Hastings s1oFlorida Democrat 
Maurice Hinchey s1oNew York Dem/Working-Fam.(Retired 2012) 
Tim Holden s1oPennsylvania Democrat (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Andrew Jacobs s1oIndiana Democrat (retired 1996) 
William Jefferson s1oLouisiana Democrat 
Eddie Bernice Johnson s1oTexas Democrat 
Tim Johnson s1oSD Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
John LaFalce s1oNew York Democrat/Ind./Lib. (Until 2004 
Nita Lowey s1oNew York Democrat 
Carolyn Maloney s1oNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky s1oPennsylvania Democratic Challenger 
Barbara Mikulski s1oMD Democratic Sr Senator 
James Moran s1oVirginia Democrat 
Patty Murray s1oWA Democratic Sr Senator 
Charles Rangel s1oNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families 
Mel Reynolds s1oIllinois Democratic candidate 
Jose Serrano s1oNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Jim Slattery s1oKS Former Democratic Senate Challenger (2008) 
Louise Slaughter s1pNew York Democrat 
Bart Stupak s1oMichigan Democrat (until 2010) 
Karen Thurman s1oFlorida Former Democrat 
Ed Towns s1oNew York Democrat/Liberal (Retiring) 
Nydia Velazquez s1oNew York Democrat/Working-Families 
Maxine Waters s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Pat Williams s1oMontana Former Democrat (1978-1996) 
Lynn Woolsey s1oCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Albert Wynn s1oMaryland Democrat (Unseated 2008) 
Sidney Yates s1oIllinois Democrat (retired 1998) 



Republicans participating in 1994-H3990

Peter Blute s1oMassachusetts Republican Former (1994-) 
Ken Calvert s1oCalifornia Republican 
Jennifer Dunn s1oWashington Republican (Until 2004) 
Wally Herger s1oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Peter King s1oNew York Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life 
Scott Klug s1oWisconsin Republican Former (1994-) 
Jim Lightfoot s1oIowa Republican Former (1994-) 
Connie Morella s1oMaryland Republican 
Mike Parker s1oMissouri Republican (retired 1998) 
Ed Royce s1oCalifornia Republican 



Independents participating in 1994-H3990

Charles Canady s1oFlorida Former GOP 
Eric Fingerhut s1oOH 2004 former Democratic challenger; previously US Rep 
Tillie Fowler s1oFlorida Former GOP 
Joseph Lieberman s1oCT Independent Sr Senator; Gore's VP nominee (Retiring) 



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 41
Republicans: 10
Independents: 4


















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