Sen. Jefferson Sessions
Republican • Alabama • 4th Term • Sworn In 1997
- 6 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 90 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 10 of 100)
- 68 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 92 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 58 of 100)
Sessions was born December 24, 1946 in Selma, Alabama as the son of a country store owner. He spent most of his life in Hybart, Alabama. In 1964 he became an Eagle Scout. In his adult life, he became a recipient of the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America. After attending school in nearby Camden, Sessions studied at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1969. He received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Alabama in 1973.
Sessions became a practicing attorney first in Russellville and then in Mobile where he now lives. He was also an army reservist in the 1970s, achieving the rank of captain. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.1842 - Protecting American Lives ActRead twice and referred Jul 22, 2015 11 Views
A bill to ensure State and local compliance with all Federal immigration detainers on aliens in custody and for other purposes.
S.1640 - Michael Davis, Jr. and Danny Oliver in Honor of State and Local Law Enforcement ActRead twice and referred Jun 22, 2015 4 Views
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to improve immigration law enforcement within the interior of the United States, and for o...
S.Res.115Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Mar 25, 2015 2 Views
A resolution designating April 2015 as "National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month".
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.J.Res.21Read twice and referred Jul 30, 2015 76 Views
A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing the Congress to prohibit the physical desecrati...
S.1909Read twice and referred Jul 30, 2015 28 Views
A bill to protect communities from destructive Federal overreach by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
S.1881Motion by Senator McConnell Aug 03, 2015 329 Views
A bill to prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
Recent Voting History
S. 1881: A bill to prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 1881Aye (with party)August 03, 2015
H.R. 3236: VA Budget and Choice Improvement Act
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 3236Nay (against party)July 30, 2015
H.R. 22: Transportation Funding Act of 2015
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 22Aye (with party)July 30, 2015