Former Allen Boyd
Democrat • 7 Terms • Sworn In 1997
- 8 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 360 of 430) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 141 of 430)
- 161 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 407 of 437) 12 Made Into Law (Ranks 274 of 437)
Boyd was born on June 6, 1945 in Valdosta, Georgia, was educated at Florida State University, served in the United States Army in Viet Nam, and was a farmer and a member of the Florida House of Representatives before entering the House.
Congressman Boyd is a leader of the Blue Dog Coalition, "a group of 35 Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives who advocate fiscal responsibility in the Federal budgeting process. They are centrist legislators working to build consensus between the two parties in Congress to find workable solutions for the most pressing budget issues.... Boyd was instrumental in the successful efforts by Congress to reach the historic 1997 balanced budget agreement."http://www.house.gov/boyd/bio.html Read More...
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Recent Voting History
H.R. 847: James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2009
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 847 James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation ActAbstain (against party)December 22, 2010
H.R. 6547: Protecting Students from Sexual and Violent Predators Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 6547 Protecting Students from Sexual and Violent Predators ActAbstain (against party)December 21, 2010
H.R. 3082: Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2010
On Motion to Concur in the Senate amendment to House amendment to Senate amendment: H R 3082 Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposesAbstain (against party)December 21, 2010