Jim Sensenbrenner

$77,254,000,000

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
$10.9 Billion
H.R. 4334: Dignity in Aging Act of 2019

Amends the Older Americans Act (OAA) of 1965, which provides funding through the Department of...

October 16, 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
$8.1 Billion
H.R. 6074: Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Suppleme...

Provides $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies to respond to the coronavirus outbreak....

March 04, 2020
$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
$800 Million
H.R. 4998: Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act...

Establishes a program, administered by the Federal Communications Commission, to reimburse certain U.S. communications...

February 06, 2020
$759 Million
H.R. 5430: United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implemen...

Provides appropriations to several federal agencies for implementing the USMCA.

December 16, 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
$368 Million
H.R. 2476: Securing American Nonprofit Organizations Agai...

Authorizes the appropriation of $75 million annually from 2020 through 2024 for the Federal Emergency...

July 09, 2019
$222 Million
S. 2107: Protecting America's Food and Agriculture Act of...

Increases the number of CBP Agriculture Specialists and support staff in the Office of Field...

August 06, 2019
$109 Million
S. 1822: Broadband DATA Act

Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to change the way broadband data is collected, verified...

October 18, 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
$43 Million
H.R. 583: PIRATE Act

Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for enhanced penalties for pirate radio, and...

June 07, 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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  • Provides appropriations to several federal agencies for implementing the USMCA.

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

  • Establishes a reserve component of the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS). The reserve component would consist of health professionals who would be responsible for providing PHS with additional capacity during public health and national emergencies. The reservists would undergo routine...

  • 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.

 

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