Sen. Jefferson Sessions
Republican • Alabama • 4th Term • Sworn In 1997
- 7 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 94 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 23 of 99)
- 97 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 90 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 73 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.Res.248Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Aug 05, 2015 4 Views
A resolution designating September 2015 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
S.1842 - Protecting American Lives ActRead twice and referred Jul 22, 2015 5 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...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Con.Res.25Referred to the Committee Nov 19, 2015 48 Views
A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the President should submit the Paris climate change agreement to the Senate for...
S.J.Res.25Read twice and referred Nov 17, 2015 34 Views
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Administra...
S.2295 - Liberty Through Strength ActRead twice and referred Nov 17, 2015 13 Views
A bill to extend the termination date for the authority to collect certain records and make permanent the authority for roving surveillance an...
Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN629: Peter William Bodde, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to LibyaAye (with party)November 19, 2015
S. 1177: Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act of 2015
On the Cloture Motion S. 1177Aye (with party)November 18, 2015
S.J.Res. 23: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units".
On the Joint Resolution S.J.Res. 23Aye (with party)November 17, 2015