Sen. Jefferson Sessions
Republican • Alabama • 3rd Term • Sworn In 1997
- 7 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 96 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 29 of 99)
- 136 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 86 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...
- Today: 7
- Past Seven Days: 65
- All-Time: 51,363
- 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 5 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 4 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 5 Views
A resolution honoring former Senator and Rear Admiral Jeremiah Andrew Denton, Jr.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.496Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Jul 07, 2014 26 Views
A resolution relative to the death of the Honorable Alan John Dixon, former United States Senator for the State of Illinois.
S.Res.494Message on Senate action sent Jun 30, 2014 16 Views
A resolution relative to the death of Howard H. Baker, Jr., former United States Senator for the State of Tennessee.
S.2526 - Commonsense Legislative Exceptional Events Reforms Act of 2014Read twice and referred Jun 25, 2014 3 Views
A bill to amend the Clean Air Act with respect to exceptional event demonstrations, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN1737: Shaun L. S. Donovan, of New York, to be Director of the Office of Management and BudgetNay (against party)July 10, 2014
S. 2363: Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014
On the Cloture Motion S. 2363Nay (with party)July 10, 2014
On the Nomination PN1736: Julian Castro, of Texas, to be Secretary of Housing and Urban DevelopmentNay (with party)July 09, 2014