Rep. Sander Levin
Democrat • 9th District, Michigan • 16th Term • Sworn In 1983
- 5 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 381 of 435) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 435)
- 226 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 229 of 438) 7 Made Into Law (Ranks 374 of 438)
Levin was born September 6, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated from Central High School in Detroit, received a B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1952, an M.A. in international relations from Columbia University in 1954, and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1957. After developing a private law practice, he served in the Michigan State Senate from 1965 - 1970, and was Senate Minority Leader from 1969-1970. He made unsuccessful campaigns for Governor of Michigan in 1970 and 1974. He was assistant administrator of the Agency for International Development from 1977 - 1981. He was first elected to the House of Representatives in 1982 and was reelected for the eleventh time in 2004.
Levin's brother, Carl Levin, is a U.S. senator from Michigan. His uncle Theodore Levin was a federal judge. His first cousin Charles Levin was a Michigan Supreme Court judge. His first cousin Joseph Levin was a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.4679 - Stop Corporate Inversions Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee May 20, 2014 11 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules relating to inverted corporations.
H.R.3546 - Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2013Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure Nov 20, 2013 7 Views
To provide for the extension of certain unemployment benefits, and for other purposes.
H.R.3284 - Default Prevention Act of 2013Referred to the House Committee Oct 10, 2013 4 Views
To ensure the complete and timely payment of the obligations of the United States Government until December 31, 2014.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.699Motion to reconsider laid Aug 01, 2014 17 Views
Welcoming African leaders to the first United States-Africa Leaders' Summit and African trade ministers to the 13th Forum of the African Growt...
H.Res.701Referred to the House Committee Jul 31, 2014 13 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the current outbreak of Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia is an internation...
H.R.5278 - No Federal Contracts for Corporate Deserters Act of 2014Referred to House Armed Services Jul 30, 2014 6 Views
To prohibit the award of Federal Government contracts to inverted domestic corporations, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
H.J.Res. 76: Nuclear weapon security & non-proliferation bill
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H J RES 76 Making continuing appropriations for the National Security Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5272: To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H R 5272 To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.Nay (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5230: Secure the Southwest Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
On Passage: H R 5230 Supplemental Appropriations, FY 2014Nay (with party)August 01, 2014