Rep. Michael Burgess
Republican • 26th District, Texas • 6th Term • Sworn In 2003
- 49 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 8 of 437) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 28 of 437)
- 241 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 233 of 439) 18 Made Into Law (Ranks 13 of 439)
Burgess was born December 23, 1950, in Rochester, Minnesota. He graduated from North Texas State University and from the medical school at the University of Texas in Houston. He completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.
Burgess worked in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for over 20 years, delivering over 3000 babies in North Texas, including Paul LeBon and his children (Burgess would later face LeBon in the 2002 general election). Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.Res.756Motion to reconsider laid Nov 18, 2014 5 Views
Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1422) to amend the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1...
H.R.5539Referred to the Subcommittee Sep 19, 2014 4 Views
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to exempt from manufacturer transparency reporting certain transfers used for educational purpose...
H.Res.717Motion to reconsider laid Sep 10, 2014 3 Views
Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3522) to authorize health insurance issuers to continue to offer for sale current group health i...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5768 - Separation of Powers Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Dec 09, 2014 25 Views
To prohibit the use of funds for granting deferred action or other immigration relief to aliens not lawfully present in the United States.
H.R.5739 - No Social Security for Nazis ActPresented to President Dec 10, 2014 59 Views
To amend the Social Security Act to provide for the termination of social security benefits for individuals who participated in Nazi persecuti...
H.R.5693 - Ebola VISA Safety ActReferred to the Subcommittee Nov 24, 2014 21 Views
To prohibit the issuance of visas to, and the admission into the United States of, an alien during the 30-day period following the presence of...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5699: John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5699 John Muir National Historic Site Expansion ActNay (against party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 83: To require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of technical, policy, and financial experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and the Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to affordable, reliable energy, including increasing use of indigenous clean-energy resources, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment: H R 83 An Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to energyNay (against party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 5806: Supporting America's Charities Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5806 Supporting America’s Charities ActAye (with party)December 11, 2014