Jim Sensenbrenner

$55,904,000,000

Jim Sensenbrenner

Wisconsin - 5th District - R

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Relevant Bills

CBO Score Bill Name Date
$43.9 Billion
S. 1790: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Ye...

Authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of...

December 11, 2019
$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
$644 Million
H.R. 777: Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2019

Reauthorizes grants that support state and local efforts to process DNA evidence in rape kits....

May 13, 2019
$525 Million
H.R. 1138: To reauthorize the West Valley demonstration p...

Reauthorizes through FY2026 the West Valley Demonstration Project located in West Valley, New York. The...

August 02, 2019
$51 Million
S. 256: Esther Martinez Native American Languages Program...

Amends the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to provide flexibility and reauthorization to ensure...

March 11, 2019
$48 Million
S. 216: Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservati...

Provides for equitable compensation to the Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation for...

February 14, 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
$11 Million
S. 50: Columbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access S...

Authorizes the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to assess sanitation and safety conditions on land...

February 19, 2019
$10 Million
H.R. 3889: ONDCP Technical Corrections Act of 2019

Authorizes the appropriation of $2 million annually over the 2020-2024 period for the National Community...

August 09, 2019
$3 Million
H.R. 2423: Women's Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin...

Directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 400,000 $1 silver coins that...

October 28, 2019
$3 Million
S. 239: Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Act of 2019

Directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 350,000 $1...

September 16, 2019
$1 Million
S. 151: TRACED Act

Implements a forfeiture penalty for violations (with or without intent) of the prohibition on certain...

May 09, 2019
$1 Million
H.R. 2333: Support for Suicide Prevention Coordinators Act

Directs the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct an assessment of the responsibilities...

May 15, 2019
$1 Million
S. 1838: Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019

Directs various departments to assess whether political developments in Hong Kong justify changing Hong Kong's...

October 08, 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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Upcoming Bills

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for engagements with State, local, Tribal, and territorial governments, and for other purposes.

  • Establishes a business incubators program within the Department of the Interior to promote economic development in Indian reservation communities.

 

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