Rep. Rush Holt
Democrat • 12th District, New Jersey • 8th Term • Sworn In 1999
- 30 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 33 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 146 of 437)
- 533 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 20 of 440) 20 Made Into Law (Ranks 93 of 440)
Holt was born October 15, 1948 in Weston, West Virginia. He is the son of Rush D. Holt, Sr., who served as a United States Senator for West Virginia (1935–1941), and Helen Holt, the first woman to be appointed West Virginia Secretary of State (1957–1959). Holt graduated from Carleton College in Northfield, MN, and holds a Ph.D. in physics from New York University. "From 1989 until he launched his 1998 congressional campaign, Holt was Assistant Director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, the largest research facility of Princeton University and the largest center for research in alternative energy in New Jersey. He has conducted extensive research on alternative energy and has his own patent for a solar energy device."http://www.holt.house.gov/display2.cfm?id=1075&type=Home
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5741 - Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Dec 11, 2014 9 Views
To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require a voter-verified permanent paper ballot under title III of such Act, and for other purpo...
H.R.5704 - Master Teacher Corps ActReferred to the House Committee Nov 13, 2014 6 Views
To amend title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish a Master Teacher Corp program.
H.Res.624Referred to the House Committee Jun 12, 2014 2 Views
Recognizing the 350th anniversary of the founding of New Jersey and honoring the valuable contributions of people of the Garden State.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5800 - Secure Data Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Dec 18, 2014 10 Views
To prohibit Federal agencies from mandating the deployment of vulnerabilities in data security technologies.
H.R.5751 - Black Lung Benefits Improvement Act of 2014Referred to the Committee Nov 20, 2014 4 Views
To ensure that claims for benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act are processed in a fair and timely manner, to better protect miners from ...
H.R.5743Referred to the House Committee Nov 19, 2014 5 Views
To establish a commission to identify and examine issues of national concern related to the conduct of intercollegiate athletics, to make reco...
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 ActAye (with party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 83: Making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, 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 energyNay (with 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 ActNay (with party)December 11, 2014