Rep. Henry Cuellar
Democrat • 28th District, Texas • 5th Term • Sworn In 2005
- 3 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 412 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 75 of 436)
- 123 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 396 of 439) 13 Made Into Law (Ranks 31 of 439)
Cuellar was born September 19, 1955, in Laredo, Texas. He is a graduate of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and holds a Juris Doctor and a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Texas.http://www.house.gov/cuellar/biography.html Before becoming involved in politics, Cuellar was a lawyer and owned a private trade firm.
Prior to being elected to Congress, Cuellar was a lawmaker in the Texas House from 1987-2001, and was Texas Secretary of State in 2001.http://www.house.gov/cuellar/biography.html Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5114 - Helping Unaccompanied Minors and Alleviating National Emergency ActReferred to House Ways and Means Jul 15, 2014 183 Views
To facilitate the expedited processing of minors entering the United States across the southern border and for other purposes.
H.R.1660 - Government Customer Service Improvement Act of 2013Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred Aug 01, 2013 14 Views
To require the establishment of Federal customer service standards and to improve the service provided by Federal agencies.
H.R.1108 - Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2013Referred to the Subcommittee Apr 11, 2013 9 Views
To provide for alternative financing arrangements for the provision of certain services and the construction and maintenance of infrastructure...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5064 - Lean and Responsive Government ActReferred to the House Committee Jul 10, 2014 7 Views
To require government-wide application of continuous process improvement methods to reduce waste and improve the effectiveness of the Federal ...
H.Res.657Motion to reconsider laid Jul 11, 2014 31 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States support for the State of Israel as it defends itself against unpr...
H.R.4950 - Protecting American Jobs and Exports ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2014 12 Views
To reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States for 7 years, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 3230: Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 3230 Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014Aye (with party)July 22, 2014
H.R. 1022: Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs Act of 2013
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1022 Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs ActAye (with party)July 22, 2014
H.R. 4411: Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 4411 To prevent Hezbollah and associated entities from gaining access to international financial and other institutions, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)July 22, 2014