Rep. Jim Cooper
Democrat • 5th District, Tennessee • 12th Term • Sworn In 1983
- 7 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 322 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 76 of 436)
- 160 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 346 of 439) 7 Made Into Law (Ranks 333 of 439)
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 0 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 6 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 1 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 3 Views
To amend section 2259 of title 18, United States Code, and for other purposes.
H.R.4950 - Protecting American Jobs and Exports ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2014 4 Views
To reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States for 7 years, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5081: Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5081 Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014Aye (with party)July 25, 2014
H.R. 3230: Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 3230 Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014Aye (with party)July 25, 2014
H.Con.Res. 105: Prohibiting the President from deploying or maintaining United States Armed Forces in a sustained combat role in Iraq without specific, subsequent statutory authorization.
On Agreeing to the Resolution, As Amended: H CON RES 105 Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove United States Armed Forces, other than Armed Forces required to protect United States diplomatic facilities and personnel, from IraqAye (with party)July 25, 2014