Jim Sensenbrenner

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Jim Sensenbrenner

Wisconsin - 5th District - R

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Relevant Bills

CBO Score Bill Name Date
$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
$314 Million
S. 3418: STORM Act

Authorizes the appropriation of $300 million for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to make grants...

June 11, 2020
$303 Million
H.R. 7105: Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans...

Addresses the administration of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) programs and benefits for homeless veterans...

September 21, 2020
$277 Million
S. 785: Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Healt...

Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to collect and analyze certain medical data from...

March 23, 2020
$235 Million
S. 881: Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act

A bill to improve understanding and forecasting of space weather events, and for other purposes.

May 31, 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
$190 Million
S. 212: Indian Community Economic Enhancement Act of 2019

Amends the Native American Business Development, Trade Promotion, and Tourism Act of 2000, the Buy...

March 05, 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
$80 Million
H.R. 886: Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019

Directs the Department of Justice to establish a Veterans Treatment Court Program to provide grants...

January 27, 2020
$55 Million
H.R. 1812: Vet Center Eligibility Expansion Act

Amends title 38, United States Code, to furnish Vet Center readjustment counseling and related mental...

May 17, 2019
$52 Million
H.R. 3399: To amend the Nutria Eradication and Control Ac...

Reauthorizes through FY2025 and revises the Nutria Eradication and Control Act of 2003, which provided...

February 21, 2020
$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
$45 Million
H.R. 3153: EFFORT Act

Directs the National Science Foundation to support merit-reviewed and competitively awarded research on the science...

December 11, 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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  • Establishes a Directorate for Technology and Innovation in the National Science Foundation (NSF) and establishes various programs and activities. The goals of the directorate shall be, among other things, the strengthening of U.S. leadership in critical technologies through basic research...

  • Reauthorizes through FY2026 or establishes a variety of programs for water infrastructure. Specifically, it supports programs to provide safe drinking water or treat wastewater, such as sewer overflows or stormwater. For example, the bill reauthorizes and revises the clean water...

  • Makes consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and provides emergency assistance for the situation in Ukraine.

  • Updates policies and procedures related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care and benefits for veterans who have been exposed to toxic substances. Specifically, the bill extends the eligibility period for VA hospital care, medical services, and nursing home...

  • Expands eligibility for Veterans Health Administration mammography screenings to veterans who served in certain locations during specified periods, including those who were exposed to toxic substances at such locations. The specified locations and corresponding time periods include Iraq between...

  • Establishes grants and requires other activities to improve mental and behavioral health among health care providers. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must award grants to hospitals, medical professional associations, and other health care entities for programs...

 

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