Rep. Charles Boustany
Republican • 3rd District, Louisiana • 5th Term • Sworn In 2005
- 22 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 84 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 105 of 437)
- 233 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 246 of 439) 15 Made Into Law (Ranks 71 of 439)
Charles Boustany Jr. was born February 21, 1956 in Lafayette, Louisiana where he currently resides. He was educated at the Louisiana State University (Bachelors, 1978) and Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans (M.D., 1982). Boustany was a cardiac surgeon in private practice from 1990-2004.
Before his election to Congress in 2004, Charles won an at-large seat on the Lafayette Parish Republican Executive Committee and served through (1996-2001). He was named the Vice-Chairman of Bush-Cheney Victory 2000 Campaign for Lafayette Parish in 2000. Boustany also served on the Board of Directors for the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce(2001), and the Executive Board of Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce as Vice President for Government Affairs (2002).http://boustany.house.gov/biography.asp Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5860Referred to the House Committee Dec 11, 2014 21 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow small businesses to use pre-tax dollars for assistance to employees purchasing policies in...
H.R.5420Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred Sep 17, 2014 6 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit the release of information regarding the status of certain investigations.
H.R.5419Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred Sep 17, 2014 8 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a right to an administrative appeal relating to adverse determinations of tax-exempt...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5780 - Protecting the Integrity of Medicare Act of 2014Referred to House Energy and Commerce Dec 02, 2014 10 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the integrity of the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
H.R.5688 - Stop Ebola ActReferred to the Subcommittee Nov 24, 2014 4 Views
To impose special limitations on the issuance of visas to, and the admission into the United States of, aliens having certain associations wit...
H.R.5655 - Creating American Prosperity through Preservation ActReferred to the House Committee Sep 18, 2014 4 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the rehabilitation credit, 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: 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 energyAye (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 ActAye (with party)December 11, 2014