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    This page contains bills sponsored by incumbent Senators who are running for re-election in 2008, plus House incumbents running for Senate in 2008. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on. These bills are selected as the "signature issue" that each legislator focused on.

93-H3392 on Oct 27, 1993

Signature Legislation: regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act
Source: Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments (H.R.3392)
Amends the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) to publish a proposed list of at least 15 contaminants that may occur in public water systems and that are not currently subject to EPA regulation. Provides for proposed lists of at least 12 additional contaminants every four years. (Current law requires EPA to regulate 25 contaminants every three years.) Bases the determination to regulate a contaminant on findings that:
  1. the contaminant is known to occur in public water systems;
  2. the contaminant occurs in concentrations which may have adverse health effects; and
  3. regulation of the contaminant presents an opportunity to reduce health risks.


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 8. Question 8: Human needs over animal rights Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Environment
  • Headline: Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act (Score: -1)
  • Headline 2: Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act (Score: -2)

    Participating counts on AmericansElect question 8.
  • Headline: Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act (Answer: C)
  • Headline 2: Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act (Answer: D)
  • AmericansElect Quiz Question 8 on Environment: Which of the following statements comes closest to your personal view?
    • A: Natural resources exist for the benefit of humanity
    • B: Natural resources exist for the benefit of humanity, but should be somewhat protected
    • C: Natural resources should be mostly protected, but also exist for the benefit of humanity
    • D: Natural resources exist on their own and should be completely protected
    • E: Unsure


  • 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 93-H3392

Gary Ackerman s2oNew York Dem./Ind./Lib. (Retiring 2012) 
Rob Andrews s2oNew Jersey Democrat 
Scotty Baesler s2oKentucky Democrat 
Sanford Bishop s2oGeorgia Democrat 
Robert Borski s2oPennsylvania Democrat 
Rick Boucher s2oVirginia Democrat (until 2010) 
Eva Clayton s2oNorth Carolina Democrat (Until 2004) 
Bob Clement s2oTennessee Democrat 
James Clyburn s2oSouth Carolina Democrat 
Ronald Coleman s2oTexas Democrat (1982-1996) 
Gary Condit s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Jim Cooper s2oTennessee Democrat 
Pat Danner s2oMissouri Democrat 
Norm Dicks s2oWashington Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Cal Dooley s2oCalifornia Democrat (Until 2004) 
Chet Edwards s2oTexas Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Barney Frank s2oMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Bart Gordon s2oTennessee Democrat (until 2010) 
Gene Green s2oTexas Democrat 
Ralph Moody Hall s2oTexas Democrat 
Tony Hall s2oOhio Democrat (until 2002) 
Lee Hamilton s2oIndiana Democrat (Until 2004) 
Jay Inslee s2oWA Democratic Governor 
Andrew Jacobs s2oIndiana Democrat (retired 1996) 
William Jefferson s2oLouisiana Democrat 
Tim Johnson s2oSD Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Marcy Kaptur s2oOhio Democrat 
Larry LaRocco s2oID Democratic Senate Challenger 
David Minge s2oMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor 
Solomon Ortiz s2oTexas Democrat (Unseated 2010) 
Collin Peterson s2oMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor 
Owen Pickett s2oVirginia Democrat 
Earl Pomeroy s2oNorth Dakota Democrat (until 2010) 
Glenn Poshard s2oIllinois Democrat 
Bill Richardson s2oNM Former Democratic Governor (2002-2010) and Cabinet Sec'y 
Norman Sisisky s2oVirginia Democrat 
Jim Slattery s1iKS Former Democratic Senate Challenger (2008) 
John Spratt s2oSouth Carolina Democrat (until 2010) 
Charles Stenholm s2oTexas Democrat 
Al Swift s2oWashington Democrat (retired 1994) 
John Tanner s2oTennessee Democrat (until 2010) 
Gene Taylor s2oMississippi Democratic Challenger 
Karen Thurman s2oFlorida Former Democrat 
Pat Williams s2oMontana Former Democrat (1978-1996) 
Charlie Wilson s2oOhio Democrat (until 2010) 
Sidney Yates s2oIllinois Democrat (retired 1998) 



Republicans participating in 93-H3392

Wayne Allard s2oCO Former Republican Senator (retired 2008) 
Bill Archer s2oTexas Republican 
Bill Baker s2oCalifornia Republican Former (1994-) 
Cass Ballenger s2oNorth Carolina Republican 
Bill Barrett s2oNebraska Republican 
Roscoe Bartlett s2oMaryland Republican 
Joe Linus Barton s2oTexas Republican 
Doug Bereuter s2oNebraska Republican (Until 2004) 
Tom Bliley s2oVirginia Republican 
Peter Blute s2oMassachusetts Republican Former (1994-) 
John Boehner s2oOhio Republican 
Henry Bonilla s2oTexas Republican 
Jim Bunning s2oKY Republican Jr Senator (retiring 2010) 
Dan Burton s2oIndiana Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Ken Calvert s2oCalifornia Republican 
Dave Camp s2oMichigan Republican 
John Howard Coble s2oNorth Carolina Republican 
Larry Combest s2oTexas Republican 
Christopher Cox s2oCalifornia Republican 
Philip Crane s2oIllinois Republican (Until 2004) 
Michael Crapo s2oID Republican Sr Senator 
Duke Cunningham s2oCalifornia Republican 
Nathan Deal s2oGA Republican Governor 
Jay Dickey s2oArkansas Republican 
John Doolittle s2oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008) 
David Dreier s2oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Jimmy Duncan s2oTennessee Republican 
Bill Emerson s2oMissouri Republican Former (1994-) 
Terry Everett s2oAlabama Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Thomas Ewing s2oIllinois Republican 
Jack Fields s2oTexas Republican Former (1994-) 
Elton Gallegly s2oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
George Gekas s2oPennsylvania Republican 
Paul Gillmor s2oOhio Republican (Deceased 2007) 
Newt Gingrich s2oGeorgia Republican Former (1994-) 
Bob Goodlatte s2oVirginia Republican 
Porter Goss s2oFlorida Republican (Until 2004) 
Rod Grams s2oMN Republican Senator (Former) 
James Hansen s2oUtah Republican 
Denny Hastert s2oIllinois Republican (Retired 2007) 
Wally Herger s2oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Peter Hoekstra s2oMI Republican Challenger 
Duncan Hunter s2oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Tim Hutchinson s2oAR Former Republican Sr Senator (until 2002) 
Henry Hyde s2oIllinois Republican 
Bob Inglis s2oSouth Carolina Republican (until 2010) 
James Inhofe s2oOK Republican Sr Senator 
Ernest Istook s2oOklahoma Republican 
Sam Johnson s2oTexas Republican 
Jay Kim s2oCalifornia Republican Former (1994-) 
Jack Kingston s2oGA Republican Challenger 
Joe Knollenberg s2oMichigan Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Jim Kolbe s2oArizona Republican 
Jon Kyl s2oAZ Republican Jr Senator (Retiring) 
Jerry Lewis s2oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Jim Lightfoot s2oIowa Republican Former (1994-) 
Frank Dean Lucas s2oOklahoma Republican 
Donald Manzullo s2oIllinois Republican (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Bill McCollum s2oFL Former Republican challenger (2004); former US Rep. 
Jim McCrery s2oLouisiana Republican (Retiring 2008) 
John McHugh s2oNew York Republican/Conservative 
Scott McInnis s2oColorado Republican (Until 2004) 
Buck McKeon s2oCalifornia Republican 
John Mica s2oFlorida Republican 
John Myers s2oIndiana Republican Former (1994-) 
Jim Nussle s2oIowa Republican 
Michael Oxley s2oOhio Republican 
Mike Parker s2oMissouri Republican (retired 1998) 
Bill Paxon s2oNew York Republican Former (1994-) 
Tom Petri s2oWisconsin Republican 
Deborah Pryce s2oOhio Republican 
Jack Quinn s2oNew York Republican/Ind./Cons. 
Jim Ramstad s2oMinnesota Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Ralph Regula s2oOhio Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Pat Roberts s2oKS Republican Sr Senator 
Hal Rogers s2oKentucky Republican 
Dana Rohrabacher s2oCalifornia Republican 
Toby Roth s2oWisconsin Republican Former (1994-) 
Ed Royce s2oCalifornia Republican 
Dan Schaefer s2oColorado Republican Former (1994-) 
Joe Skeen s2oNew Mexico Former Republican 
Lamar Smith s2oTexas Republican 
Nick Smith s2oMI Former Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep 
Olympia Snowe s2oME Republican Sr Senator 
Gerald Solomon s2oNew York Republican Former (1994-) 
Floyd Spence s2oSouth Carolina Republican 
Cliff Stearns s2oFlorida Republican (Lost 2012 primary) 
Don Sundquist s2oTN00 Former Republican Governor (1995-2002) 
Jim Talent s2oMissouri Republican 
Charles Taylor s2oNorth Carolina Republican 
Craig Thomas s2oWY Former Republican Senator (deceased in office 2007) 
Fred Upton s2oMichigan Republican 
Barbara Vucanovich s2oNevada Republican Former (1994-) 
Robert Walker s2oPennsylvania Republican Former (1994-) 
Jim Walsh s2oNew York Rep./Ind. (Retiring 2008) 
Frank Wolf s2oVirginia Republican 
Don Young s2oAlaska Republican 



Independents participating in 93-H3392

Charles Canady s2oFlorida Former GOP 
Mac Collins s2oGA 2004 former Republican challenger; US Representative 
Harold Ford s2oNY 2010 Democratic Primary Challenger; previously US Rep (TN) 
Tillie Fowler s2oFlorida Former GOP 
John Linder s2oGeorgia Former GOP (until 2010) 
Bob Stump s2oArizona Former GOP (until 2010) 



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 46
Republicans: 97
Independents: 6


















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