Sen. Jefferson Sessions
Republican • Alabama • 3rd Term • Sworn In 1997
- 7 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 96 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 29 of 100)
- 139 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 87 of 100) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 83 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.472Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Jun 11, 2014 1 Views
A resolution honoring Dr. James Schlesinger, former Secretary of Defense, Secretary of Energy, and Director of Central Intelligence.
S.Res.414Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Apr 07, 2014 8 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 6 Views
A resolution honoring former Senator and Rear Admiral Jeremiah Andrew Denton, Jr.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.512Referred to the Committee Jul 23, 2014 11 Views
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the Environmental Protection Agency and the proposed rules and guidelines relating t...
S.2631Read the second time Jul 21, 2014 18 Views
A bill to prevent the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program unlawfully created by Executive memorandum on August 15,...
S.2617 - Davis-Bacon Repeal ActRead twice and referred Jul 16, 2014 19 Views
A bill to repeal the wage rate requirements commonly known as the Davis-Bacon Act.
Recent Voting History
On the Cloture Motion PN1696: Pamela Harris, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth CircuitNay (with party)July 24, 2014
S. 2569: Bring Jobs Home Act
On the Cloture Motion S. 2569Aye (with party)July 23, 2014
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