Rep. Peter Welch
Democrat • Vermont • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 28 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 41 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 146 of 437)
- 419 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 44 of 440) 21 Made Into Law (Ranks 69 of 440)
Welch was born in 1947 in Springfield, MA. He attended Holy Cross College and earned his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley. After graduating, he moved to Vermont to begin his law career.http://www.welchforcongress.com/bio
In 1980, Welch was elected to the Vermont State Senate. In 1985, he became Senate President Pro Tem. He left the State Senate in 1988, and later made unsuccessful bids for Vermont's U.S. House seat and governorship. In 2001, he rejoined the body after being appointed by Gov. Howard Dean to fill a vacancy in his home district. http://www.welchforcongress.com/bio Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5388 - Captive Insurers Clarification ActReferred to the Subcommittee Sep 26, 2014 2 Views
To clarify the definition of nonadmitted insurer under the Nonadmitted and Reinsurance Reform Act of 2010, and for other purposes.
H.R.5301 - American Renewable Energy and Efficiency ActReferred to the Subcommittee Aug 01, 2014 4 Views
To amend title VI of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to establish a Federal renewable electricity standard for retail elect...
H.R.5073 - Access to Consumer Energy Information ActReferred to the Subcommittee Jul 11, 2014 3 Views
To enhance consumer access to electricity information and allow for the adoption of innovative products and services to help consumers manage ...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5786 - Small Financial Institutions Regulatory Relief Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Dec 03, 2014 6 Views
To amend certain banking statutes to exempt community banks from certain regulatory requirements, to include a community bank representative i...
H.R.5762 - Veterans Equal Access Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Nov 25, 2014 22 Views
To authorize Department of Veterans Affairs health care providers to provide recommendations and opinions to veterans regarding participation ...
H.R.5705 - Propane Education and Research Enhancement Act of 2014Became Public Law No: 113-269 Dec 18, 2014 57 Views
To modify certain provisions relating to the Propane Education and Research Council.
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