Sen. Jefferson Sessions
Republican • Alabama • 3rd Term • Sworn In 1997
- 6 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 94 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 24 of 100)
- 117 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 83 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 85 of 100)
Sessions was born December 24, 1946 in Selma, Alabama as the son of a country store owner. He spent most of his life in Hybart, Alabama. In 1964 he became an Eagle Scout. In his adult life, he became a recipient of the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America. After attending school in nearby Camden, Sessions studied at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1969. He received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Alabama in 1973.
Sessions became a practicing attorney first in Russellville and then in Mobile where he now lives. He was also an army reservist in the 1970s, achieving the rank of captain. Read More...
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- Senate Committee on Armed Services
- Strategic Forces
- Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
- Clean Air and Nuclear Safety
- Green Jobs and the New Economy
- Transportation and Infrastructure
- Water and Wildlife
- Senate Committee on the Budget
- Senate Committee on the Judiciary
- Bankruptcy and the Courts
- Crime and Terrorism
- Immigration, Refugees and Border Security
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.Res.414Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Apr 07, 2014 15 Views
A resolution designating April 2014 as "National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month".
S.Res.407Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Mar 31, 2014 11 Views
A resolution honoring former Senator and Rear Admiral Jeremiah Andrew Denton, Jr.
S.Res.317Referred to the Committee Dec 11, 2013 5 Views
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the continuing relationship between the United States and Georgia.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.411Referred to the Committee Apr 03, 2014 7 Views
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate with respect to the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Republic of Moldova.
S.2190 - Hire More Heroes Act of 2014Read twice and referred Apr 01, 2014 19 Views
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Ad...
S.2161 - EPA Employment Impact Analysis ActRead twice and referred Mar 26, 2014 15 Views
A bill to prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from issuing any final rule under the Clean Air Act until the date...
Recent Voting History
On the Motion for Attendance PN1182: Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth CircuitNay (with party)April 10, 2014
On the Cloture Motion PN1182: Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth CircuitNay (with party)April 10, 2014
On the Nomination PN1063: Terrell McSweeny, of the District of Columbia, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner for the unexpired term of seven years from September 26, 2010Aye (with party)April 09, 2014