Rep. Jim Cooper
Democrat • 5th District, Tennessee • 12th Term • Sworn In 1983
- 7 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 329 of 435) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 435)
- 163 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 349 of 438) 8 Made Into Law (Ranks 336 of 438)
Cooper was born July 19, 1954 in Shelbyville, Tennessee. He is the son of former governor of Tennessee Prentice Cooper. He graduated from the University of North Carolina, University of Oxford and the Harvard University Law School.
In 1982, he won the Democratic primary for the new 4th Congressional District, which had been created when Tennessee gained a district after the 1980 census. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.4879 - Research for All Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Jun 20, 2014 2 Views
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for expedited review of drugs and biological products to provide safer or more ef...
H.R.4533 - NSA Internal Watchdog ActReferred to the Subcommittee Jul 21, 2014 3 Views
To amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 to provide for the Inspector General of the National Security Agency to be appointed by the Preside...
H.R.3594 - Congressional Death Benefit Elimination Act of 2013Referred to the House Committee Nov 21, 2013 2 Views
To prohibit the payment of death gratuities to the surviving heirs of deceased Members of Congress.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.659Referred to the House Committee Jul 08, 2014 2 Views
Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to prohibit the Committee on Ethics from waiving any requirement that Members, officers, an...
H.R.4981 - Amy and Vicky Child Pornography Victim Restitution Improvement Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Jul 21, 2014 5 Views
To amend section 2259 of title 18, United States Code, and for other purposes.
H.R.4960 - Charitable Automobile Red-Tape Simplification Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2014 4 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the substantiation rules for the donation of vehicles valued between $500 and $5,000 doll...
Recent Voting History
H.J.Res. 76: Nuclear weapon security & non-proliferation bill
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H J RES 76 Making continuing appropriations for the National Security Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5272: To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H R 5272 To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.Nay (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5230: Secure the Southwest Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
On Passage: H R 5230 Supplemental Appropriations, FY 2014Nay (with party)August 01, 2014