Sen. Jefferson Sessions
Republican • Alabama • 3rd Term • Sworn In 1997
- 8 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 95 of 98) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 45 of 98)
- 150 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 87 of 100) 3 Made Into Law (Ranks 70 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.575Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Sep 18, 2014 3 Views
A resolution designating September 2014 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
S.Res.472Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Jun 11, 2014 6 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 3 Views
A resolution designating April 2014 as "National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month".
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.2930 - Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans ActRead twice and referred Nov 17, 2014 16 Views
A bill to direct the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for the conduct of an evaluation of mental health c...
S.Res.573Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Sep 18, 2014 18 Views
A resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.
S.Res.556Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Sep 17, 2014 5 Views
A resolution designating the week beginning on October 12, 2014, as National Wildlife Refuge Week.
Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN1345: Stephen R. Bough, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of MissouriAbstain (against party)December 16, 2014
On the Cloture Motion PN1345: Stephen R. Bough, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of MissouriAbstain (against party)December 16, 2014
H.R. 5771: Tax Technical Corrections Act of 2014
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 5771Abstain (against party)December 16, 2014