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Jim Sensenbrenner

Wisconsin - 5th District - R

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Relevant Bills

CBO Score Bill Name Date
$10.2 Billion
H.R. 1327: Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorizati...

Funds through FY2090 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally, the bill modifies...

July 11, 2019
$875 Million
H.R. 299: Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019

Amends title 38, United States Code, to clarify presumptions relating to the exposure of certain...

May 13, 2019
$15 Million
H.R. 1079: Creating Advanced Streamlined Electronic Servi...

Allows a digital or internet option for all Americans to authorize their congressman’s office to...

June 19, 2019
-$1 Million
H.R. 259: Medicaid Extenders Act of 2019

Medicaid Extenders Act of 2019 This bill alters several Medicaid programs and funding mechanisms. (Sec....

January 11, 2019
-$156 Million
H.R. 3253: Empowering Beneficiaries, Ensuring Access, and...

Provides for certain extensions with respect to the Medicaid program under title XIX of the...

June 17, 2019
-$234 Million
H.R. 3151: Taxpayer First Act

Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modernize and improve the Internal Revenue Service...

June 10, 2019

Biography

James Frank Sensenbrenner, Jr. is a Representative from Wisconsin who was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1943. He earned his A.B from Stanford University in 1965 and his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1968. Before serving in Congress, he was a staff member for United States Representative J. Arthur Younger of California and a private practice lawyer. He was also a member of the Wisconsin state assembly from 1969-1975, a member of the Wisconsin state senate from 1975-1979, the assistant minority leader from 1977-1979, and a delegate to Wisconsin state Republican conventions from 1965-2015. He was elected as a Republican to the 96th and to the 19 succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-present).

During his time in Congress, he was one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1989 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against Walter L. Nixon, judge of the United States District Court for the District Court of Mississippi and in 1998 was one of the managers appointed to conduct the impeachment proceedings of President Bill Clinton. He was again appointed in 2009 and 2010 to conduct the impeachment proceedings of Samuel B. Kent, judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas and G. Thomas Porteous, Jr., judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

He was chair of the Committee on Science (105th-106th Congresses) and chair of the Committee on the Judiciary (107th-109th Congresses).

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  • Authorizes appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.

  • Strengthens programs authorized under the Debbie Smith Act of 2004.

  • Amends the Native American Business Development, Trade Promotion, and Tourism Act of 2000, the Buy Indian Act, and the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to provide industry and economic development opportunities to Indian communities.

  • Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the poison center network program.

  • Amends the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to provide flexibility and reauthorization to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages.

  • Provides for equitable compensation to the Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation for the use of tribal land for the production of hydropower by the Grand Coulee Dam, and for other purposes.

 

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