Sen. Jefferson Sessions
Republican • Alabama • 4th Term • Sworn In 1997
- 4 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 89 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 4 of 100)
- 50 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 89 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 33 of 99)
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.Res.115Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Mar 25, 2015 3 Views
A resolution designating April 2015 as "National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month".
S.527Held at the desk Feb 27, 2015 6 Views
A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or in the final Selma t...
S.433 - Currency Undervaluation Investigation ActRead twice and referred Feb 10, 2015 6 Views
A bill to establish a benefit calculation methodology with respect to currency undervaluation for purposes of countervailing duty investigatio...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.1324 - Affordable Reliable Electricity Now Act of 2015Read twice and referred May 13, 2015 7 Views
A bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to fulfill certain requirements before regulating standards of perf...
S.Res.177Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed May 11, 2015 10 Views
A resolution designating the week of May 10 through May 16, 2015, as "National Police Week".
S.1238 - Annual Report on United States Contributions to the United Nations ActRead twice and referred May 07, 2015 7 Views
A bill to provide for an accounting of total United States contributions to the United Nations.
Recent Voting History
S. 1357: A bill to extend authority relating to roving surveillance, access to business records, and individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 until July 31, 2015, and for other purposes.
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 1357Aye (with party)May 23, 2015
H.R. 2048: USA FREEDOM Act of 2015
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 2048Nay (with party)May 23, 2015
H.R. 1314: Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 1314Nay (against party)May 22, 2015