Rep. Jeb Hensarling
Republican • 5th District, Texas • 6th Term • Sworn In 2003
- 0 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 437 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 122 of 437)
- 130 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 403 of 439) 5 Made Into Law (Ranks 426 of 439)
Hensarling was born on May 29, 1957 in Stephenville, Texas, and grew up on the family farm in College Station, Texas. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1979 with a bachelor's degree in economics. In 1982 he earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Prior to serving in Congress, Hensarling was State Director for Texas Senator Phil Gramm from 1985 until 1989. Then from 1991 to 1993 he served as executive director of the Republican Senatorial Committee. Read More...
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Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5686 - Physician Ambassadors Helping Veterans ActReferred to the Subcommittee Nov 25, 2014 5 Views
To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish the Physician Ambassadors Helping Veterans program to seek to employ physicians at the Dep...
H.R.5505 - Clean Air, Strong Economies ActReferred to the Subcommittee Sep 19, 2014 5 Views
To improve the establishment of any lower ground-level ozone standards, and for other purposes.
H.R.5480 - Empowering Our Veterans Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Sep 29, 2014 6 Views
To prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from obligating or expending funds for alternative energy generation projects unless specificall...
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 ActAbstain (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 energyAbstain (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 ActAbstain (against party)December 11, 2014