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C o n g re s s i o n a l

SCORECARD FOR 107TH CONGRESS


HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

1) EMPLOYMENT NON-DISCRIMINATION ACT,

A
woman is fired from her job for placing a photo of her female partner on
her desk. A young, HIV-positive man can’t afford lifesaving drugs. A man H.R. 2692 (CO-SPONSORSHIP)
is viciously beaten just for being gay. Hospital officials bar a woman from All 435 members of the House of Representatives were asked to co-sponsor legislation
visiting her dying partner. A man whose life partner was killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, introduced July 31, 2001, that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orienta-
terrorist attacks is denied compensation from a victims’ fund. tion in the workplace. As of Oct. 4, 2002, H.R. 2692 had 194 co-sponsors: Democrats
– 172; Republicans – 21; independent – 1.
These are the realities of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in America
today. We don’t ask for special treatment — only basic fairness, regardless of sexual 2) LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ENHANCEMENT ACT,
orientation or gender identity. The Human Rights Campaign works hard to elect H.R. 1343 (CO-SPONSORSHIP)
candidates who believe in fairness and equal rights for all Americans and will fight Formerly known as the Hate Crimes Prevention Act. All House members were
to end discrimination and violence. asked to co-sponsor legislation introduced April 3, 2001, that would expand federal
jurisdiction to serious, violent hate crimes committed because of real or perceived sex-
HRC’s strength is based on a winning strategy of building support among main- ual orientation, gender and disability. As of Oct. 4, 2002, H.R. 1343 had 206 co-
stream voters, reaching out to fair-minded officials, regardless of their party, and sponsors: Democrats – 182; Republicans – 23; independent – 1.
taking on extremists with every tool available.
3) NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY
On Nov. 5, 2002, Americans will elect a new Congress. Just a few votes will decide Representatives were asked to voluntarily adopt a written policy for their congressional
many races. Now more than ever, GLBT Americans along with our allies will factor offices indicating that sexual orientation is not a factor in their employment decisions.
heavily in the outcome. HRC wants to provide you with the information you need. As of Oct. 4, 2002, a total of 268 representatives had adopted a non-discrimination
Use this scorecard to evaluate your senators and representative. Contact them on policy: Democrats – 192; Republicans – 75; independent – 1.
issues that are critical to you. The U.S. Capitol Switchboard is 202/224-3121. Just
4) MOTION TO RECOMMIT ON H.R. 7
ask for your lawmaker by name.
Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., introduced a motion July 19, 2001, to send H.R. 7 — a
bill to make faith-based initiatives exempt from state and local civil rights laws — back
Now is the time to let your voice be heard.
to the Judiciary Committee with instructions to add language stating that no provi-
sions supersede state or local civil rights laws. The House defeated this motion by a
vote of 195-234. Four representatives did not vote. Democrats – 190 yes/17 no;
Republicans – 4 yes/216 no; independents – 1 yes/1 no. HRC supported this motion.

5) WELDON AMENDMENT TO H.R. 2944


Winnie Stachelberg Rep. Dave Weldon, R-Fla., introduced an amendment Sept. 25, 2001, to the District of
HRC Political Director Columbia appropriations bill that would have banned the expenditure of local funds to
implement the Health Care Benefits Expansion Act of 1992, which would create a city-
wide registry for domestic partners and allow city employees to buy health insurance for
their domestic partners at their own expense. The House defeated this amendment by a
vote of 194-226. Ten members did not vote. Democrats – 18 yes/184 no; Republicans –
Human Rights Campaign, 919 18th St., Ste. 800, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006 175 yes/41 no; independents – 1 yes/1 no. HRC opposed this amendment.
phone 202/628-4160 fax 202/347-5323 website www.hrc.org TTY 202/216-1572
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6) NORTON AMENDMENT TO H.R. 2944 REPRESENTATIVE (Party) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., introduced an amendment Sept. 25, 2001, to
ALABAMA
Rep. John Hostettler’s, R-Ind., amendment to H.R. 2944. The Hostettler amendment
would have banned the use of federal and local funds to carry out a D.C. Commission 1 Callahan, Sonny (R) 17
on Human Rights order that the Boy Scouts of America reinstate two gay leaders and 2 Everett, Terry (R) 0
compensate them $50,000 each. The Norton amendment would have limited the ban 3 Riley, Bob (R) 0
to federal funds only. The House defeated this amendment by a vote of 173-243. 4 Aderholt, Robert B. (R) 0
Fourteen representatives did not vote. Democrats – 159 yes/40 no; Republicans – 13 5 Cramer, Robert E. (D) 0
yes/202 no; independents – 1 yes/1 no. HRC supported this amendment. 6 Bachus, Spencer (R) 0
7 Hilliard, Earl F. (D) 1,3 100
SIGNIFICANT VOTE NOTED BUT NOT SCORED:
ALASKA

HOSTETTLER AMENDMENT TO H.R. 2944 1 Young, Don (R) 0


Rep. John Hostettler, R-Ind., introduced an amendment Sept. 25, 2001, to H.R. 2944 ARIZONA
to ban the use of federal and local funds to carry out a D.C. Commission on Human 1 Flake, Jeff (R) 0
Rights order that the Boy Scouts of America reinstate two gay leaders and compensate 2 Pastor, Ed (D) 2,3 83
them $50,000 each. The House adopted this amendment by a vote of 262-152. Sixteen 3 Stump, Bob (R) 0
representatives did not vote. Democrats – 54 yes/143 no; Republicans – 207 yes/8 no; 4 Shadegg, John (R) 0
independents – 1 yes/1 no. HRC opposed this amendment. 5 Kolbe, Jim (R) 2 83
6 Hayworth, J. D. (R) 0
SIGNIFICANT CO-SPONSORSHIPS NOTED BUT NOT SCORED:
ARKANSAS
1-DENOTES CO-SPONSORSHIP OF EARLY TREATMENT FOR HIV ACT, H.R. 2063
1 Berry, Marion (D) 17
Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., introduced the Early Treatment for HIV Act on June 5, 2 Snyder, Victor F. (D) 83
2001, which would expand Medicaid to people living with HIV and provide states 3 Boozman, John (R)* 0
with the option to cover low-income HIV-infected individuals as “categorically needy.” 4 Ross, Mike (D) 50
As of Oct. 7, 2002, The measure had 153 co-sponsors; Democrats – 146; Republicans
– 6; independent – 1. (See note below.) CALIFORNIA
1 Thompson, Mike (D) 2 100
2-DENOTES CO-SPONSORSHIP OF PERMANENT PARTNERS IMMIGRATION ACT,
2 Herger, Wally (R) 0
H.R. 690
3 Ose, Doug (R) 33
Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., introduced the Permanent Partners Immigration Act Feb.
4 Doolittle, John T. (R) 0
14, 2001. H.R. 690 would modify the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide
5 Matsui, Robert T. (D) 1,2,3 100
same-sex partners of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents the same immigration
6 Woolsey, Lynn C. (D) 1,2,3 100
benefits legal spouses of U.S. residents enjoy. As of Oct. 4, 2002, the measure had 104
7 Miller, George (D) 1,2,3 100
co-sponsors; Democrats – 101; Republicans – 2; independent – 1. (See note below.)
8 Pelosi, Nancy (D) 1,2,3 100
3-DENOTES CO-SPONSORSHIP OF DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP BENEFITS AND 9 Lee, Barbara (D) 1,2,3 100
OBLIGATIONS ACT OF 2001, H.R. 638 10 Tauscher, Ellen (D) 1,2,3 100
Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., introduced the Domestic Partnership Benefits and 11 Pombo, Richard W. (R) 0
Obligations Act of 2001 on Feb. 14, 2001. H.R. 638 would provide benefits to the 12 Lantos, Tom (D) 1,2,3 100
same sex partners of federal employees. As of Oct. 4, 2002, the measure had 89 co- 13 Stark, Fortney (D) 1,2,3 100
sponsors; Democrats – 88; Republicans – 1; independent – 0. 14 Eshoo, Anna G. (D) 1,2,3 100
15 Honda, Michael (D) 1,2,3 100
Note: Although HRC has not included co-sponsorship of this bill in members’ official scores for the 107th Congress,
we will do so in the next scorecard issued at the end of the first session of the 108th Congress. For an up-to-date list of 1. Denotes co-sponsorship of Early Treatment for HIV Act, H.R. 2063
co-sponsors on this and other bills, please visit www.hrc.org/actioncenter. 2. Denotes co-sponsorship of Permanent Partners Immigration Act, H.R. 690
3. Denotes co-sponsorship of Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2001, H.R. 638

3 Supported HRC’s position Did not support HRC’s position Did not vote 4
REPRESENTATIVE (Party) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻ REPRESENTATIVE (Party) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻
16 Lofgren, Zoe (D) 1,2,3 100 5 Hefley, Joel (R) 0
17 Farr, Sam (D) 1,2,3 100 6 Tancredo, Thomas (R) 17
18 Condit, Gary A. (D) 83
CONNECTICUT
19 Radanovich, George P. (R) 17
20 Dooley, Calvin (D) 100 1 Larson, John B. (D) 1,2,3 100
21 Thomas, William (R) 33 2 Simmons, Robert R. (R) 1 83
22 Capps, Lois (D) 1 100 3 DeLauro, Rosa L. (D) 1,2,3 100
23 Gallegly, Elton (R) 17 4 Shays, Christopher (R) 1 100
24 Sherman, Brad (D) 1 100 5 Maloney, James H. (D) 1,2 100
25 McKeon, Howard (R) 17 6 Johnson, Nancy L. (R) 67
26 Berman, Howard (D) 1,2,3 100 DELAWARE
27 Schiff, Adam (D) 1 100 1 Castle, Michael N. (R) 33
28 Dreier, David (R) 17
29 Waxman, Henry A. (D) 1,2,3 100 FLORIDA
30 Becerra, Xavier (D) 1,2,3 100 1 Miller, Jeff (R)** N/A
31 Solis, Hilda (D) 1,2,3 100 2 Boyd, F. Allen (D) 33
32 Watson, Diane (D) 2,3 75 3 Brown, Corrine (D) 1 100
33 Roybal-Allard, Lucille (D) 1,2,3 100 4 Crenshaw, Ander (R) 0
34 Napolitano, Grace Flores (D) 1,2,3 100 5 Thurman, Karen L. (D) 1 100
35 Waters, Maxine (D) 1,2 83 6 Stearns, Cliff (R) 0
36 Harman, Jane F. (D) 1,2,3 100 7 Mica, John L. (R) 17
37 Millender-McDonald, Juanita (D) 1 100 8 Keller, Ric (R) 0
38 Horn, Steve (R) 1 67 9 Bilirakis, Michael (R) 17
39 Royce, Edward R. (R) 0 10 Young, C. W. (R) 0
40 Lewis, Jerry (R) 50 11 Davis, Jim (D) 100
41 Miller, Gary G. (R) 0 12 Putnam, Adam (R) 0
42 Baca, Joe (D) 1 100 13 Miller, Dan (R) 33
43 Calvert, Ken (R) 0 14 Goss, Porter J. (R) 17
44 Bono, Mary (R) 67 15 Weldon, Dave (R) 0
45 Rohrabacher, Dana (R) 17 16 Foley, Mark (R) 83
46 Sanchez, Loretta (D) 1,2,3 100 17 Meek, Carrie P. (D) 1,2 100
47 Cox, Christopher (R) 0 18 Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana (R) 1 67
48 Issa, Darrell (R) 17 19 Wexler, Robert I. (D) 1,2,3 100
49 Davis, Susan A. (D) 1,3 100 20 Deutsch, Peter (D) 100
50 Filner, Bob (D) 1,2,3 100 21 Diaz-Balart, Lincoln (R) 17
51 Cunningham, Randy (R) 17 22 Shaw, E. Clay (R) 33
52 Hunter, Duncan (R) 0 23 Hastings, Alcee L. (D) 1,2 100

COLORADO GEORGIA
1 DeGette, Diana L. (D) 1,2
100 1 Kingston, Jack (R) 0
2 Udall, Mark (D) 1,3 100 2 Bishop, Sanford D. (D) 83
3 McInnis, Scott (R) 17
4 Schaffer, Robert (R) 0 1. Denotes co-sponsorship of Early Treatment for HIV Act, H.R. 2063
2. Denotes co-sponsorship of Permanent Partners Immigration Act, H.R. 690
3. Denotes co-sponsorship of Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2001, H.R. 638

5 Supported HRC’s position Did not support HRC’s position Did not vote 6
REPRESENTATIVE (Party) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻ REPRESENTATIVE (Party) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻
3 Collins, Mac (R) 0 4 Souder, Mark (R) 0
4 McKinney, Cynthia A. (D) 1,2,3 100 5 Buyer, Stephen (R) 0
5 Lewis, John (D) 1,2,3 100 6 Burton, Dan (R) 0
6 Isakson, Johnny (R) 17 7 Kerns, Brian D. (R) 0
7 Barr, Bob (R) 0 8 Hostettler, John (R) 0
8 Chambliss, Saxby (R) 0 9 Hill, Baron (D) 50
9 Deal, Nathan (R) 0 10 Carson, Julia M. (D) 1,2,3
100
10 Norwood, Charlie (R) 0
IOWA
11 Linder, John (R) 17
1 Leach, James A. (R) 1 100
HAWAII 2 Nussle, Jim (R) 17
1 Abercrombie, Neil (D) 1,2,3
100 3 Boswell, Leonard (D) 100
2 Mink, Patsy T. (D) 1,3 100 4 Ganske, Greg (R) 17
5 Latham, Tom (R) 0
IDAHO
1 Otter, C.L. (R) 0 KANSAS
2 Simpson, Michael (R) 0 1 Moran, Jerry (R) 0
2 Ryun, Jim R. (R) 0
ILLINOIS
3 Moore, Dennis (D) 1
100
1 Rush, Bobby L. (D) 1,2 100 4 Tiahrt, Todd (R) 0
2 Jackson, Jesse (D) 1,2,3 100
3 Lipinski, William O. (D) 17 KENTUCKY
4 Gutierrez, Luis V. (D) 1,2,3 100 1 Whitfield, Edward (R) 0
5 Blagojevich, Rod R. (D) 1 100 2 Lewis, Ron (R) 0
6 Hyde, Henry J. (R) 17 3 Northup, Anne M. (R) 17
7 Davis, Danny (D) 1,2,3 100 4 Lucas, Ken R. (D) 0
8 Crane, Philip M. (R) 0 5 Rogers, Harold (R) 0
9 Schakowsky, Jan (D) 1,2,3 100 6 Fletcher, Ernest Lee (R) 0
10 Kirk, Mark S. (R) 67
11 Weller, Gerald C. (R) 17 LOUISIANA
12 Costello, Jerry F. (D) 1 33 1 Vitter, David (R) 0
13 Biggert, Judy (R) 83 2 Jefferson, William L. (D) 1,2,3
100
14 Hastert, J. Dennis (R) 0 3 Tauzin, Billy (R) 0
15 Johnson, Timothy (R) 0 4 McCrery, Jim (R) 33
16 Manzullo, Donald A. (R) 0 5 Cooksey, John (R) 0
17 Evans, Lane (D) 1,2,3 100 6 Baker, Richard (R) 0
18 LaHood, Ray (R) 17 7 John, Chris (D) 17
19 Phelps, David (D) 17 MAINE
20 Shimkus, John M. (R) 17 1 Allen, Thomas (D) 1 100
INDIANA 2 Baldacci, John (D) 1,3 100
1 Visclosky, Peter J. (D) 1 100
2 Pence, Mike (R) 0
3 Roemer, Tim (D) 50 1. Denotes co-sponsorship of Early Treatment for HIV Act, H.R. 2063
2. Denotes co-sponsorship of Permanent Partners Immigration Act, H.R. 690
3. Denotes co-sponsorship of Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2001, H.R. 638

7 Supported HRC’s position Did not support HRC’s position Did not vote 8
REPRESENTATIVE (Party) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻ REPRESENTATIVE (Party) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻
MARYLAND 4 McCollum, Betty (D) 1,2 100
1 Gilchrest, Wayne (R) 50 5 Sabo, Martin Olav (D) 1,2,3 100
2 Ehrlich, Robert (R) 33 6 Luther, William (D) 100
3 Cardin, Benjamin (D) 1 100 7 Peterson, Collin (D) 0
4 Wynn, Albert (D) 1 100 8 Oberstar, James (D) 100
5 Hoyer, Steny (D) 3 100
MISSISSIPPI
6 Bartlett, Roscoe (R) 0
7 Cummings, Elijah (D) 1,2,3 100 1 Wicker, Roger (R) 0
8 Morella, Connie (R) 1,2,3 100 2 Thompson, Bennie (D) 1
100
3 Pickering, Charles (R) 0
MASSACHUSETTS 4 Shows, Ronnie (D) 0
1 Olver, John (D) 1,2,3 100 5 Taylor, Gene 0
2 Neal, Richard (D) 1,2 100
MISSOURI
3 McGovern, James (D) 1,2,3 100
4 Frank, Barney (D) 1,2,3 100 1 Clay, William (D) 1,2,3 100
5 Meehan, Martin (D) 1,2,3 100 2 Akin, Todd (R) 0
6 Tierney, John (D) 1,2,3 100 3 Gephardt, Richard (D) 1,3 100
7 Markey, Edward (D) 1,2,3 100 4 Skelton, Ike (D) 50
8 Capuano, Michael (D) 1,2 100 5 McCarthy, Karen (D) 1,2 100
9 Lynch, Stephen (D) 1,3,*** 100 6 Graves, Samuel (R) 0
10 Delahunt, William (D) 1,2,3 100 7 Blunt, Roy (R) 0
8 Emerson, Jo Ann (R) 0
MICHIGAN 9 Hulshof, Kenny (R) 0
1 Stupak, Bart (D) 83
MONTANA
2 Hoekstra, Peter (R) 0
3 Ehlers, Vernon (R) 0 1 Rehberg, Dennis (R) 0
4 Camp, Dave (R) 17 NEBRASKA
5 Barcia, James (D) 67 1 Bereuter, Doug (R) 17
6 Upton, Fred (R) 17 2 Terry, Lee (R) 0
7 Smith, Nick (R) 0 3 Osborne, Thomas (R) 0
8 Rogers, Michael (R) 0
9 Kildee, Dale (D) 1 100 NEVADA
10 Bonior, David (D) 1,2,3 100 1 Berkley, Shelley (D) 1 100
11 Knollenberg, Joe (R) 17 2 Gibbons, James (R) 17
12 Levin, Sander (D) 2 100
13 Rivers, Lynn (D) 1,2 100 NEW HAMPSHIRE
14 Conyers, John (D) 1,3 100 1 Sununu, John (R) 0
15 Kilpatrick, Carolyn Cheeks (D) 1,2,3 100 2 Bass, Charles (R) 33
16 Dingell, John (D) 1,3 100
NEW JERSEY
MINNESOTA 1 Andrews, Robert (D) 1,2,3
100
1 Gutknecht, Gil (R) 0 2 LoBiondo, Frank (R) 33
2 Kennedy, Mark (R) 0
1. Denotes co-sponsorship of Early Treatment for HIV Act, H.R. 2063
3 Ramstad, Jim (R) 17 2. Denotes co-sponsorship of Permanent Partners Immigration Act, H.R. 690
3. Denotes co-sponsorship of Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2001, H.R. 638

9 Supported HRC’s position Did not support HRC’s position Did not vote 10
REPRESENTATIVE (Party) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻ REPRESENTATIVE (Party) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻
3 Saxton, Jim (R) 17 27 Reynolds, Thomas (R) 0
4 Smith, Christopher (R) 0 28 Slaughter, Louise McIntosh (D) 1,2 100
5 Roukema, Marge (R) 0 29 LaFalce, John J. (D) 2,3 83
6 Pallone, Frank (D) 1,2,3 100 30 Quinn, Jack (R) 33
7 Ferguson, Michael (R) 67 31 Houghton, Amory (R) 50
8 Pascrell, William (D) 1,2,3 100
NORTH CAROLINA
9 Rothman, Steven (D) 1,2,3 100
10 Payne, Donald (D) 1,2,3 100 1 Clayton, Eva M. (D) 1,2 100
11 Frelinghuysen, Rodney (R) 67 2 Etheridge, Bob (D) 67
12 Holt, Rush (D) 1,2,3 100 3 Jones, Walter B. (R) 0
13 Menendez, Robert (D) 100 4 Price, David (D) 1 83
5 Burr, Richard (R) 0
NEW MEXICO 6 Coble, Howard (R) 0
1 Wilson, Heather (R) 0 7 McIntyre, Mike (D) 0
2 Skeen, Joe (R) 0 8 Hayes, Robin (R) 0
3 Udall, Tom (D) 1 100 9 Myrick, Sue (R) 0
10 Ballenger, Cass (R) 17
NEW YORK 11 Taylor, Charles H. (R) 0
1 Grucci, Felix (R) 17 12 Watt, Melvin L. (D) 1,3 83
2 Israel, Steve (D) 100
3 King, Peter (R) 0 NORTH DAKOTA
4 McCarthy, Carolyn (D) 1 100 1 Pomeroy, Earl (D) 67
5 Ackerman, Gary (D) 1,2 100
OHIO
6 Meeks, Gregory (D) 1 75
7 Crowley, Joseph (D) 1,2,3 100 1 Chabot, Steve (R) 0
8 Nadler, Jerrold (D) 1,2,3 100 2 Portman, Rob (R) 17
9 Weiner, Anthony (D) 1,2,3 100 3 Hall, Tony P. (D) 1 33
10 Towns, Edolphus (D) 1,2,3 100 4 Oxley, Michael G. (R) 0
11 Owens, Major R. (D) 1,2,3 100 5 Gillmor, Paul E. (R) 17
12 Velazquez, Nydia M. (D) 1,2,3 100 6 Strickland, Ted (D) 100
13 Fosella, Vito (R) 0 7 Hobson, David L. (R) 33
14 Maloney, Carolyn B. (D) 1,2,3 100 8 Boehner, John A. (R) 0
15 Rangel, Charles B. (D) 1,2 100 9 Kaptur, Marcy (D) 100
16 Serrano, Jose E. (D) 1,2 100 10 Kucinich, Dennis J. (D) 1,2,3 100
17 Engel, Eliot L. (D) 1,2,3 100 11 Jones, Stephanie Tubbs (D) 1,2,3 100
18 Lowey, Nita M. (D) 1,2,3 100 12 Tiberi, Patrick J. (R) 17
19 Kelly, Sue W. (R) 83 13 Brown, Sherrod (D) 1,2,3 100
20 Gilman, Benjamin A. (R) 83 14 Sawyer, Thomas C. (D) 100
21 McNulty, Michael R. (D) 1,2 83 15 Pryce, Deborah (R) 83
22 Sweeney, John E. (R) 17 16 Regula, Ralph (R) 33
23 Boehlert, Sherwood L. (R) 83 17 Traficant, James A. (D)**** 33
24 McHugh, John (R) 17 18 Ney, Bob (R) 0
25 Walsh, James T. (R) 33 1. Denotes co-sponsorship of Early Treatment for HIV Act, H.R. 2063
26 Hinchey, Maurice D. (D) 1,2,3 100 2. Denotes co-sponsorship of Permanent Partners Immigration Act, H.R. 690
3. Denotes co-sponsorship of Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2001, H.R. 638

11 Supported HRC’s position Did not support HRC’s position Did not vote 12
REPRESENTATIVE (Party) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻ REPRESENTATIVE (Party) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻
19 LaTourette, Steve C. (R) 33 SOUTH CAROLINA
1 Brown, Henry E. (R) 0
OKLAHOMA 2 Wilson, Joe (R)****** 0
1 Sullivan, John (R)***** 0 3 Graham, Lindsey (R) 0
2 Carson, Brad (D) 1 50 4 DeMint, Jim (R) 0
3 Watkins, Wes (R) 0 5 Spratt, John M. (D) 33
4 Watts, J. C. (R) 0 6 Clyburn, James E. (D) 1
100
5 Istook, Ernest J. (R) 0
6 Lucas, Frank D. (R) 0 SOUTH DAKOTA
1 Thune, John R. (R) 0
OREGON
1 Wu, David (D) 1,2,3 100 TENNESSEE
2 Walden, Greg (R) 17 1 Jenkins, William L. (R) 0
3 Blumenauer, Earl (D) 1,2,3 100 2 Duncan, John J. (R) 0
4 DeFazio, Peter A. (D) 1,2 100 3 Wamp, Zach (R) 0
5 Hooley, Darlene (D) 1 100 4 Hilleary, Van (R) 0
5 Clement, Bob (D) 1 50
PENNSYLVANIA 6 Gordon, Bart (D) 1 33
1 Brady, Robert A. (D) 1,2,3 100 7 Bryant, Ed (R) 0
2 Fattah, Chaka (D) 2 100 8 Tanner, John S. (D) 17
3 Borski, Robert A. (D) 1 100 9 Ford, Harold E. (D) 1 100
4 Hart, Melissa (R) 0
5 Peterson, John E. (R) 0 TEXAS
6 Holden, Tim (D) 17 1 Sandlin, Max (D) 67
7 Weldon, Curt (R) 0 2 Turner, Jim (D) 17
8 Greenwood, James C. (R) 67 3 Johnson, Sam (R) 0
9 Shuster, Bill (R) 0 4 Hall, Ralph M. (D) 17
10 Sherwood, Don (R) 0 5 Sessions, Pete (R) 0
11 Kanjorski, Paul E. (D) 50 6 Barton, Joe (R) 0
12 Murtha, John P. (D) 33 7 Culberson, John A (R) 0
13 Hoeffel, Joseph M. (D) 1,2,3 100 8 Brady, Kevin (R) 0
14 Coyne, William J. (D) 2 100 9 Lampson, Nicholas V. (D) 100
15 Toomey, Pat (R) 17 10 Doggett, Lloyd (D) 1 100
16 Pitts, Joseph R. (R) 0 11 Edwards, Chet (D) 33
17 Gekas, George W. (R) 0 12 Granger, Kay (R) 17
18 Doyle, Mike (D) 100 13 Thornberry, William M. (Mac) (R) 0
19 Platts, Todd R. (R) 17 14 Paul, Ron E. (R) 0
20 Mascara, Frank R. (D) 33 15 Hinojosa, Reuben E. (D) 100
21 English, Phil (R) 33 16 Reyes, Sylvestre (D) 1 100
17 Stenholm, Charles W. (D) 0
RHODE ISLAND 18 Jackson-Lee, Sheila (D) 1,2 100
1 Kennedy, Patrick J. (D) 2 100 19 Combest, Larry (R) 0
2 Langevin, James R. (D) 1,3 100
1. Denotes co-sponsorship of Early Treatment for HIV Act, H.R. 2063
2. Denotes co-sponsorship of Permanent Partners Immigration Act, H.R. 690
3. Denotes co-sponsorship of Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2001, H.R. 638

13 Supported HRC’s position Did not support HRC’s position Did not vote 14
REPRESENTATIVE (Party) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻ REPRESENTATIVE (Party) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻
20 Gonzalez, Charles A. (D) 1 100 WEST VIRGINIA
21 Smith, Lamar S. (R) 0 1 Mollohan, Alan (D) 17
22 DeLay, Tom (R) 0 2 Capito, Shelley Moore (R) 0
23 Bonilla, Henry (R) 0 3 Rahall, Nick Joe (D) 33
24 Frost, Martin (D) 1 100
25 Bentsen, Ken (D) 1 83 WISCONSIN
26 Armey, Richard K. (R) 0 1 Ryan, Paul D. (R) 0
27 Ortiz, Solomon P. (D) 83 2 Baldwin, Tammy (D) 1,2,3 100
28 Rodriguez, Ciro D. (D) 1 100 3 Kind, Ronald J. (D) 100
29 Green, Gene (D) 1 83 4 Kleczka, Gerald D. (D) 1 100
30 Johnson, Eddie Bernice (D) 100 5 Barrett, Thomas M. (D) 1 100
6 Petri, Thomas E. (R) 0
UTAH 7 Obey, David R. (D) 60
1 Hansen, James V. (R) 0 8 Green, Mark (R) 17
2 Matheson, James D. (D) 83 9 Sensenbrenner, F. James (R) 17
3 Cannon, Christopher (R) 0
WYOMING
VERMONT 1 Cubin, Barbara (R) 0
1 Sanders, Bernard (I) 1,2
100

VIRGINIA D E L E G AT E S
1 Davis, Jo Ann S. (R) 0
2 Schrock, Edward L. (R) 0 Because delegates do not represent states, they do not have voting privileges on the
3 Scott, Robert C. (D) 83 floor of the House of Representatives. However, they can co-sponsor legislation.
4 Forbes, Randy (R) 0
5 Goode, Virgil H. (R) 0 DELEGATE (Party) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸
6 Goodlatte, Bob (R) 0
7 Cantor, Eric I. (R) 0 American Samoa Faleomavaega, Eni F.H. (D) 1 100
8 Moran, James P. (D) 1,3 100 District of Columbia Norton, Eleanor Holmes (D) 1,2,3 100
9 Boucher, Rick (D) 50 Guam Underwood, Robert (D) 1,2 100
10 Wolf, Frank R. (R) 0 Puerto Rico Acevedo-Vila, Anibal (D) 100
11 Davis, Tom (R) 33 Virgin Islands Christian-Christensen, Donna (D) 1
100
WASHINGTON
1 Inslee, Jay (D) 1 100
2 Larsen, Richard R. (D) 100
3 Baird, Brian (D) 2 83
4 Hastings, Richard (R) 0
1. Denotes co-sponsorship of Early Treatment for HIV Act, H.R. 2063
5 Nethercutt, George (R) 0 2. Denotes co-sponsorship of Permanent Partners Immigration Act, H.R. 690
6 Dicks, Norman D. (D) 1 100 3. Denotes co-sponsorship of Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2001, H.R. 638
7 McDermott, Jim (D) 1,2,3 100 *Rep. John Boozman, R-Ark., was elected Nov. 20, 2001, in a special election; sworn in Nov. 29, 2001.
8 Dunn, Jennifer (R) 17 **Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., was elected Oct. 16, 2001, in a special election; sworn in Oct. 23, 2001.
***Rep. Steven Lynch, D-Mass., was elected Oct. 16, 2001, in a special election; sworn in Oct. 23, 2001.
9 Smith, Adam (D) 100 ****On July 24, 2002, the House of Representatives voted to expel Rep. James A. Traficant, D-Ohio.
*****Rep. John Sullivan, R-Okla., was elected Jan. 8, 2002, in a special election; sworn in Feb. 27, 2002.
******Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., was elected Dec. 18, 2001, in a special election; sworn in Dec. 19, 2001.

15 Supported HRC’s position Did not support HRC’s position Did not vote 16
SCORECARD FOR 107TH CONGRESS 6) MOTION TO TABLE ALLEN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 2944
THE SENATE Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., offered a motion Nov. 7, 2001, to table (block) Sen.
George Allen’s, R-Va., amendment to H.R. 2944, the FY 2002 District of Columbia
appropriations bill. Allen’s amendment would have inserted language into the bill to
1) EMPLOYMENT NON-DISCRIMINATION ACT, prohibit the use of federal or local funds for any needle exchange programs. The
S. 1284 (CO-SPONSORSHIP) motion passed, 53-47. Democrats – 47 yes/3 no; Republicans – 5 yes/44 no; inde-
All 100 senators were asked to co-sponsor legislation introduced July 31, 2001, that pendent – 1 yes. HRC supported this motion.
would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation in the workplace. As of Oct. 4,
2002, S.1284 had 45 co-sponsors: Democrats – 40; Republicans – 4; independent – 1. 7) LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ENHANCEMENT ACT,
S. 625, MOTION TO INVOKE CLOTURE
2) LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ENHANCEMENT ACT, The Senate voted on a motion June 11, 2002, to invoke cloture on the Local Law
S. 625 (CO-SPONSORSHIP) Enforcement Enhancement Act. Cloture limits debate and allows a vote on a bill while
Formerly known as the Hate Crimes Prevention Act. All 100 senators were asked to preventing opponents from offering unrelated amendments. The only way to have
co-sponsor legislation introduced April 3, 2001, that would expand federal jurisdiction stopped a filibuster and allowed the Senate to debate and vote on the hate crimes bill
to reach serious, violent hate crimes committed because of real or perceived sexual ori- would have been for 60 senators to vote “yes” on the cloture motion. The motion
entation, gender and disability. As of Oct. 4, 2002, S. 625 had 51 co-sponsors: failed, 54-43. Three senators did not vote: Democrats – 49 yes/1 no; Republicans – 4
Democrats – 44; Republicans – 6; independent – 1. yes/42 no; independent – 1 yes. HRC supported this motion.
3) FEINSTEIN RESOLUTION ADDING ‘SEXUAL ORIENTATION’ TO SIGNIFICANT VOTES NOTED BUT NOT SCORED:
ANTI-DISCRIMINATION SECTION OF SENATE RULES, S. RES. 294
(CO-SPONSORSHIP) HELMS AMENDMENT TO S. 1
All 100 senators were asked to co-sponsor legislation introduced June 27, 2002, by Sen. Jesse Helms, R-N.C., offered an amendment June 14, 2001, to the Elementary
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., to add “sexual orientation” to “race, color, religion, and Secondary Education Act, S. 1, to require federal education funds to be withheld
sex, national origin, age, or state of physical handicap” in the anti-discrimination sec- from any public elementary and secondary school that bars the Boy Scouts of America
tion of the Senate’s Standing Rules on Employment Practices. As of Oct. 4, 2002, S. from using school facilities. This amendment passed, 51-49. Democrats – 8 yes/42 no;
Res. 294 had 44 co-sponsors: Democrats – 39; Republicans – 4; independent – 1. Republicans – 43 yes/6 no; independent – 1 no. HRC opposed this amendment.
4) NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY ASHCROFT CONFIRMATION
All senators were asked to voluntarily adopt a written policy for their congressional The Senate voted Feb. 1, 2001, on President Bush’s nomination of John Ashcroft of
offices indicating that sexual orientation is not a factor in their employment decisions. Missouri to be U.S. attorney general. The nomination was confirmed, 58-42.
As of Oct. 4, 2002, 68 senators had adopted a non-discrimination policy: Democrats – Democrats – 8 yes/42 no; Republicans – 50 yes/0. HRC opposed this nomination.
44; Republicans – 23; independent – 1.
SIGNIFICANT CO-SPONSORSHIP NOTED BUT NOT SCORED:
5) BOXER AMENDMENT TO S. 1
Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., offered an amendment June 14, 2001, to the Elementary * DENOTES CO-SPONSORSHIP OF EARLY TREATMENT OF HIV ACT, S. 987
and Secondary Education Act, S. 1, that would substitute the text of previous amend- Sen. Robert Torricelli, D-N.J., introduced the Early Treatment for HIV Act on June 5,
ments to the bill so that public elementary or secondary schools and local or state edu- 2001, which would expand Medicaid to people living with HIV and provide states
cational agencies may not deny specified youth groups, such as the Boy Scouts of with the option to cover low-income HIV-infected individuals as “categorically needy.”
America, access to meet after school in a designated open forum, based on their posi- As of Oct. 4, 2002, the measure had 11 co-sponsors; Democrats – 9; Republicans – 2;
tion on sexual orientation. This amendment passed, 52-47. Democrats – 47 yes/2 no; independent – 0. (See note below.)
Republicans – 4 yes/45 no; independent – 1 yes. HRC supported this amendment.

Note: Although HRC has not included co-sponsorship of this bill in members’ official scores for the 107th Congress,
we will do so in the next scorecard issued at the end of the first session of the 108th Congress. For an up-to-date list of
co-sponsors on this and other bills, please visit www.hrc.org/actioncenter.

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MEMBER NAME (PARTY) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻ ❼ MEMBER NAME (PARTY) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻ ❼
ALABAMA INDIANA
Shelby, Richard (R) 0 Lugar, Richard (R) 14
Sessions, Jeff (R) 0 Bayh, Evan (D) 100
ALASKA IOWA
Stevens, Ted (R) 0 Grassley, Charles (R) 0
Murkowski, Frank (R) 0 Harkin, Tom (D) 100
ARIZONA KANSAS
McCain, John (R) 14 Brownback, Sam (R) 0
Kyl, Jon (R) 0 Roberts, Pat (R) 0
ARKANSAS KENTUCKY
Hutchinson, Tim (R) 0 McConnell, Mitch (R) 0
Lincoln, Blanche (D) 57 Bunning, Jim (R) 0
CALIFORNIA LOUISIANA
Feinstein, Dianne (D)* 100 Breaux, John (D) 100
Boxer, Barbara (D) 100 Landrieu, Mary (D)* 100
COLORADO MAINE
Campbell, Ben Nighthorse (R) 14 Snowe, Olympia (R) 57
Allard, Wayne (R) 0 Collins, Susan (R)* 86
CONNECTICUT MARYLAND
Dodd, Christopher (D) 100 Sarbanes, Paul (D) 100
Lieberman, Joseph (D) 100 Mikulski, Barbara (D) 100
DELAWARE MASSACHUSETTS
Biden, Joseph (D) 100 Kennedy, Edward (D) 100
Carper, Thomas (D) 100 Kerry, John (D)* 100
FLORIDA MICHIGAN
Graham, Bob (D) 71 Levin, Carl (D) 100
Nelson, Bill (D) 100 Stabenow, Debbie (D) 100
GEORGIA MINNESOTA
Cleland, Max (D) 100 Wellstone, Paul (D) 100
Miller, Zell (D) 57 Dayton, Mark (D) 100
HAWAII MISSISSIPPI
Inouye, Daniel (D) 100 Cochran, Thad (R) 14
Akaka, Daniel (D) 100 Lott, Trent (R) 0
IDAHO MISSOURI
Craig, Larry (R) 0 Bond, Christopher (R) 17
Crapo, Michael (R) 0 Carnahan, Jean (D) 86
ILLINOIS MONTANA
Durbin, Richard (D)* 100 Baucus, Max (D) 71
Fitzgerald, Peter (R) 0 Burns, Conrad (R) 20

19 *Denotes co-sponsorship of Early Treatment for HIV Act, S. 987 Supported HRC’s position Did not support HRC’s position Did not vote 20
MEMBER NAME (PARTY) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻ ❼ MEMBER NAME (PARTY) SCORE ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻ ❼
NEBRASKA SOUTH CAROLINA
Hagel, Chuck (R) 0 Thurmond, Strom (R) 0
Nelson, Ben (D) 43 Hollings, Ernest (D) 29
NEVADA SOUTH DAKOTA
Reid, Harry (D) 100 Daschle, Tom (D)† 100
Ensign, John (R) 43 Johnson, Tim (D)* 71
NEW HAMPSHIRE TENNESSEE
Smith, Robert (R) 0 Thompson, Fred (R) 14
Gregg, Judd (R) 14 Frist, Bill (R) 0
NEW JERSEY TEXAS
Torricelli, Robert (D)* 100 Gramm, Phil (R) 0
Corzine, Jon (D)* 100 Hutchison, Kay Bailey (R) 29
NEW MEXICO UTAH
Domenici, Pete (R) 14 Hatch, Orrin (R) 0
Bingaman, Jeff (D) 100 Bennett, Robert (R) 0
NEW YORK VERMONT
Schumer, Charles (D) 100 Leahy, Patrick (D) 100
Clinton, Hillary Rodham (D) 100 Jeffords, James (I) 100
NORTH CAROLINA VIRGINIA
Helms, Jesse (R) 0 Warner, John (R) 14
Edwards, John (D) 100 Allen, George (R) 14
NORTH DAKOTA WASHINGTON
Conrad, Kent (D) 43 Murray, Patty (D)* 100
Dorgan, Byron (D) 71 Cantwell, Maria (D)* 100
OHIO WEST VIRGINIA
DeWine, Mike (R) 14 Byrd, Robert (D) 29
Voinovich, George (R) 14 Rockefeller, John (D) 71
OKLAHOMA WISCONSIN
Nickles, Don (R) 0 Kohl, Herbert (D) 86
Inhofe, James (R) 0 Feingold, Russ (D) 86
OREGON WYOMING
Wyden, Ron (D) 100 Thomas, Craig (R) 14
Smith, Gordon (R)* 86 Enzi, Michael (R) 0
PENNSYLVANIA
Specter, Arlen (R) 86
Santorum, Rick (R) 14 †Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D., initially voted “yes” on the measure invoking cloture on the
Local Law Enforcement Enhancement Act. However, he changed his vote to “no” when it became clear that
the motion would fail. His “no” vote was merely a procedural requirement to keep the cloture motion viable
RHODE ISLAND
for future Senate consideration. Therefore, Daschle has been credited with a “yes” vote, indicating his sup-
Reed, Jack (D) 100
port of HRC’s position.
Chafee, Lincoln (R) 100

21 *Denotes co-sponsorship of Early Treatment for HIV Act, S. 987 Supported HRC’s Position Did not support HRC’s position Did not vote 22