Rep. Peter DeFazio
Democrat • 4th District, Oregon • 14th Term • Sworn In 1987
- 18 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 39 of 433) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 34 of 433)
- 227 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 54 of 436) 6 Made Into Law (Ranks 19 of 436)
DeFazio was born May 27, 1947 in Needham, Massachusetts. He served in the United States Air Force from 1967 to 1971. He earned a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Tufts University in 1969 and an M.A. in Public Administration and Gerontology from the University of Oregon, 1977. He went on to work as a gerontologist
From 1977 to 1982 DeFazio worked for U.S. Rep. James H. Weaver (D-OR). He was elected as a Lane County, Oregon commissioner in 1983 and served as chairman from 1985 to 1986. Read More...
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- House Committee on Natural Resources
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- Indian and Alaska Native Affairs
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- Water and Power
- House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
- Highways and Transit
- Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.3176Subcommittee Hearings Held Oct 10, 2013 10 Views
To reauthorize the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991, and for other purposes.
H.J.Res.60 - War Powers Amendments of 2013Referred to the Committee Sep 11, 2013 7 Views
To amend the War Powers Resolution.
H.R.2488 - Rogue Wilderness Area Expansion ActReferred to the Subcommittee Jun 28, 2013 10 Views
To expand the Wild Rogue Wilderness Area in the State of Oregon, to make additional wild and scenic river designations in the Rogue River area...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.3780Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Dec 16, 2013 4 Views
To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish an Ocean Energy Safety Institute, to pr...
H.Res.440Referred to the House Committee Dec 11, 2013 18 Views
Congratulating Pope Francis on his election and recognizing his inspirational statements and actions.
H.R.3676 - Prohibiting In-Flight Voice Communications on Mobile Wireless Devices Act of 2013Referred to the House Committee Dec 09, 2013 14 Views
To establish a prohibition on certain cell phone voice communications during passenger flights, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
H.Res. 441: Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3304, with an amendment.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree: H RES 441 Providing for concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3304, with an amendmentNay (against party)December 12, 2013
H.J.Res. 59: Budget agreement bill
On Motion to Recede and Concur in the Senate Amendment with Amendment: H J RES 59 Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposesNay (against party)December 12, 2013
On Approving the JournalAbstain (against party)December 12, 2013