Jim Sensenbrenner

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Jim Sensenbrenner

Wisconsin - 5th District - R

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Relevant Bills

CBO Score Bill Name Date
$1 Million
S. 153: Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act

Addresses the participation of veterans in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields, including by...

July 23, 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
-$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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  • Provides appropriations to several federal agencies for implementing the USMCA.

  • 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.

  • Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to collect detailed data twice a year on the availability of broadband internet access services. That data would be reported by providers of those broadband services. Under the bill, the FCC would establish and...

  • 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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