Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Republican • 27th District, Florida • 13th Term • Sworn In 1989
- 15 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 72 of 433) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 34 of 433)
- 136 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 222 of 436) 5 Made Into Law (Ranks 52 of 436)
Ros-Lehtinen was born in Havana, Cuba on July 15, 1952. She was educated at Florida International University and was a member of the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate before entering the House.
Upon her election to succeed the late Congressman Claude Pepper, she became the first Hispanic woman elected to the United States House of Representatives. Her campaign manager was Jeb Bush and her candidacy was endorsed by Jorge Mas Canosa, former head of the Cuban-American National Foundation. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.3766Referred to House Rules Dec 12, 2013 9 Views
To amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to require congressional approval of agreements for peaceful nuclear cooperation with foreign countries...
H.R.3583 - Malala Yousafzai Scholarship ActReferred to the House Committee Nov 21, 2013 11 Views
To expand the number of scholarships available to Pakistani women under the Merit and Needs-Based Scholarship Program.
H.Res.384Motion to reconsider laid Oct 22, 2013 3 Views
Expressing the condolences of the House on the death of the Honorable C.W. Bill Young, a Representative from the State of Florida.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.3693 - Flood Insurance Relief and Transparency Act of 2013Referred to the House Committee Dec 11, 2013 19 Views
To clarify the application of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 to premium rates for certain properties, and for other pur...
H.Res.435Referred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2013 12 Views
Calling on the government of Iran to fulfill their promises of assistance in this case of Robert Levinson, one of the longest held United Stat...
H.R.3569 - Protecting the Freedoms and Benefits for All Veterans ActReferred to the Subcommittee Dec 11, 2013 9 Views
To amend title 38, United States Code, to add a definition of spouse for purposes of veteran benefits that recognizes new State definitions of...
Recent Voting History
H.Res. 441: Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3304, with an amendment.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree: H RES 441 Providing for concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3304, with an amendmentAye (with party)December 12, 2013
H.J.Res. 59: Budget agreement bill
On Motion to Recede and Concur in the Senate Amendment with Amendment: H J RES 59 Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposesAye (with party)December 12, 2013
On Approving the JournalAye (with party)December 12, 2013