Sen. John Cornyn
Republican • Texas • 3rd Term • Sworn In 2002
- 44 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 29 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 29 of 99)
- 227 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 33 of 100) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 83 of 100)
Born February 2, 1952, Cornyn graduated from Trinity University and later earned his J.D. from St. Mary's University School of Law. Cornyn also earned an LL.M. from the University of Virginia Law School in 1995.
After serving six years as a District Court Judge in San Antonio, Texas, he was elected to the Texas Supreme Court in 1990 and re-elected in 1996. Cornyn resigned from the Texas Supreme Court in 1997 to run for the office of attorney general of Texas. When elected, he became the first Republican to win the position since Reconstruction. He left that post for his successful Senate run. Read More...
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- Senate Committee on Finance
- Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure
- Health Care
- Taxation and IRS Oversight
- Senate Committee on the Judiciary
- Immigration, Refugees and Border Security
- Privacy, Technology and the Law
- the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights
- United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.2635 - 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency ActRead twice and referred Jul 22, 2014 9 Views
A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require publication on the Internet of the basis for determinations that species are end...
S.2611 - Helping Unaccompanied Minors and Alleviating National Emergency ActRead twice and referred Jul 15, 2014 39 Views
A bill to facilitate the expedited processing of minors entering the United States across the southern border and for other purposes.
S.2537 - Red River Private Property Protection ActRead twice and referred Jun 26, 2014 3 Views
A bill to provide legal certainty to property owners along the Red River in Texas, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.2623Read twice and referred Jul 17, 2014 20 Views
A bill to prohibit land management modifications relating to the Lesser Prairie Chicken.
S.2630Read twice and referred Jul 17, 2014 18 Views
A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require disclosure to States of the basis of determinations under such Act, to ensure us...
S.2617Read twice and referred Jul 16, 2014 22 Views
A bill to repeal the wage rate requirements commonly known as the Davis-Bacon Act.
Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN1516: John W. deGravelles, of Louisiana, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of LouisianaAye (with party)July 22, 2014
On the Nomination PN1476: Robin L. Rosenberg, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of FloridaAye (with party)July 22, 2014
On the Nomination PN1551: Andre Birotte, Jr., of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of CaliforniaAye (with party)July 22, 2014