Sen. Jefferson Sessions
Republican • Alabama • 3rd Term • Sworn In 1997
- 3 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 93 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 12 of 99)
- 92 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 72 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 68 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.251Referred to the Committee Sep 23, 2013 34 Views
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States Preventive Services Task Force should reevaluate its recommendations ag...
S.Res.206Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Jul 30, 2013 7 Views
A resolution designating September 2013 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
S.Res.85Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Mar 20, 2013 4 Views
A resolution designating April 2013 as "National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month".
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.296Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Nov 14, 2013 5 Views
A resolution designating the week beginning on October 13, 2013, as "National Wildlife Refuge Week".
S.1670 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection ActRead twice and referred Nov 07, 2013 42 Views
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect pain-capable unborn children, and for other purposes.
S.1632 - Restoring the 10th Amendment ActRead twice and referred Oct 31, 2013 10 Views
A bill to protect 10th Amendment rights by providing special standing for State government officials to challenge proposed regulations, and fo...
Recent Voting History
On the Concurrent Resolution S.Con.Res. 28Nay (with party)November 21, 2013
S. 1197: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
On the Cloture Motion S. 1197Nay (with party)November 21, 2013
On the Cloture Motion PN527: Patricia Ann Millett, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia CircuitNay (with party)November 21, 2013