Rep. Sander Levin
Democrat • 9th District, Michigan • 16th Term • Sworn In 1983
- 5 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 393 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 146 of 437)
- 253 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 213 of 440) 15 Made Into Law (Ranks 252 of 440)
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 8 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 8 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 3 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.R.5833 - Taxpayer Protections Against Abusive Seizures ActReferred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2014 8 Views
To require upon request a probable cause hearing in connection with property seizures relating to certain monetary instruments transactions.
H.Res.777Referred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2014 9 Views
Recognizing the 66th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the celebration of "Human Rights Day".
H.R.5780 - Protecting the Integrity of Medicare Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Dec 19, 2014 16 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the integrity of the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
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