Rep. Lloyd Doggett
Democrat • 35th District, Texas • 10th Term • Sworn In 1995
- 10 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 192 of 430) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 52 of 430)
- 152 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 269 of 437) 3 Made Into Law (Ranks 286 of 437)
Born in Austin, Texas on October 6, 1946, Doggett received both his bachelor's degree in business and Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas at Austin. His political career began in 1973, when he was elected to the Texas State Senate, serving until 1985. In 1984 he lost the US Senate election to Phil Gramm by a margin of 59%-41%. Later in 1989 he became both a justice on the Texas Supreme Court and an adjunct professor at the University of Texas Law School, his alma mater.
- Today: 7
- Past Seven Days: 28
- All-Time: 30,763
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.3970 - Stop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses ActReferred to the House Committee Jan 29, 2014 1 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the denial of deduction for certain excessive employee remuneration, and for other purposes.
H.R.2979 - Guardians for Children ActReferred to the House Committee Aug 02, 2013 3 Views
To amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to preserve the eligibility of a child for kinship guardianship assistance payments whe...
H.R.2990 - Smuggled Tobacco Prevention Act of 2013Referred to the House Committee Aug 02, 2013 7 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce tobacco smuggling, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.4143 - Children in Families First Act of 2014Referred to House Judiciary Mar 04, 2014 19 Views
To realign structures and reallocate resources in the Federal Government, in keeping with the core American belief that families are the best ...
H.R.4090 - Social Security Fraud and Error Prevention Act of 2014Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Feb 26, 2014 10 Views
To amend title II of the Social Security Act to improve the Social Security Administration's ability to fight fraud, prevent errors, and prote...
H.R.4058 - Preventing Sex Trafficking and Improving Opportunities for Youth in Foster Care ActReferred to the House Committee Feb 14, 2014 32 Views
To prevent and address sex trafficking of youth in foster care.
Recent Voting History
H.Res. 499: Condemning the violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity by military forces of the Russian Federation.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended: H RES 499 Condemning the violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity by military forces of the Russian FederationAye (with party)March 11, 2014
H.R. 3979: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 3979 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014Aye (with party)March 11, 2014
H.R. 3474: Hire More Heroes Act of 2013
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 3474 Hire More Heroes Act of 2013Aye (with party)March 11, 2014