Rep. Blake Farenthold
Republican • 27th District, Texas • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2011
- 14 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 183 of 436) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 314 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 99 of 438) 16 Made Into Law (Ranks 23 of 438)
- Today: 4
- Past Seven Days: 27
- All-Time: 12,870
- House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
- Energy Policy, Health Care, and Entitlements
- Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, and the Census
- House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
- Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
- Highways and Transit
- House Committee on the Judiciary
- Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
- Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5402 - Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2014Ordered to be Reported Sep 10, 2014 8 Views
To amend the Clayton Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act to provide that the Federal Trade Commission shall exercise authority with respe...
H.R.5308 - JAWS ActReferred to the House Committee Jul 31, 2014 4 Views
To prohibit foreign assistance to countries that do not prohibit shark finning in the territorial waters of the country or the importation, sa...
H.R.5080 - Landing Pass Extension Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Sep 02, 2014 6 Views
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend the period of time for which a conditional permit to land temporarily may be granted to...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5401 - Protecting the Homeland ActOrdered to be Reported Sep 10, 2014 45 Views
To impose limitations on the immigration status and immigration benefits for Libyan and third country nationals acting on behalf of Libyan ent...
H.Res.702Referred to the House Committee Jul 31, 2014 7 Views
Affirming that private equity plays an important role in growing and strengthening United States businesses throughout all sectors of the econ...
H.R.5229 - Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jul 29, 2014 0 Views
To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide leave to any new Federal employee who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rated ...
Recent Voting History
S. 1603: Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: S 1603 Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation ActAye (with party)September 16, 2014
H.R. 5461: Restoring Proven Financing for American Employers Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5461 To clarify the application of certain leverage and risk-based requirements under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to improve upon the definitions provided for points and fees in connection with a mortgage transaction, and for other purposesAye (with party)September 16, 2014
H.R. 5405: Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5405 To make technical corrections to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to enhance the ability of small and emerging growth companies to access capital through public and private markets, to reduce regulatory burdens, and for other purposesAye (with party)September 16, 2014