Sen. John Cornyn
Republican • Texas • 3rd Term • Sworn In 2002
- 43 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 29 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 29 of 99)
- 218 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 36 of 100) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 83 of 100)
Born February 2, 1952, Cornyn graduated from Trinity University and later earned his J.D. from St. Mary's University School of Law. Cornyn also earned an LL.M. from the University of Virginia Law School in 1995.
After serving six years as a District Court Judge in San Antonio, Texas, he was elected to the Texas Supreme Court in 1990 and re-elected in 1996. Cornyn resigned from the Texas Supreme Court in 1997 to run for the office of attorney general of Texas. When elected, he became the first Republican to win the position since Reconstruction. He left that post for his successful Senate run. Read More...
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- Senate Committee on Finance
- Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure
- Health Care
- Taxation and IRS Oversight
- Senate Committee on the Judiciary
- Immigration, Refugees and Border Security
- Privacy, Technology and the Law
- the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights
- United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.2537 - Red River Private Property Protection ActRead twice and referred Jun 26, 2014 11 Views
A bill to provide legal certainty to property owners along the Red River in Texas, and for other purposes.
S.Res.486Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Jul 10, 2014 40 Views
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that President Obama should take immediate action to mitigate the humanitarian crisis along th...
S.Res.485Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Jun 25, 2014 18 Views
A resolution congratulating the San Antonio Spurs for winning the 2014 National Basketball Association Championship.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.496Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Jul 07, 2014 26 Views
A resolution relative to the death of the Honorable Alan John Dixon, former United States Senator for the State of Illinois.
S.Res.494Message on Senate action sent Jun 30, 2014 18 Views
A resolution relative to the death of Howard H. Baker, Jr., former United States Senator for the State of Tennessee.
S.2555Read twice and referred Jun 26, 2014 10 Views
A bill to require a report on military assistance to Ukraine.
Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN1737: Shaun L. S. Donovan, of New York, to be Director of the Office of Management and BudgetNay (against party)July 10, 2014
S. 2363: Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014
On the Cloture Motion S. 2363Nay (with party)July 10, 2014
On the Nomination PN1736: Julian Castro, of Texas, to be Secretary of Housing and Urban DevelopmentAye (against party)July 09, 2014