Sen. Jefferson Sessions
Republican • Alabama • 4th Term • Sworn In 1997
- 7 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 91 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 11 of 100)
- 69 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 93 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 59 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 21 Views
A resolution designating September 2015 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
S.1842 - Protecting American Lives ActRead twice and referred Jul 22, 2015 10 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 7 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.1909 - Local Zoning Decisions Protection Act of 2015Read twice and referred Jul 30, 2015 16 Views
A bill to protect communities from destructive Federal overreach by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
S.J.Res.21Read twice and referred Jul 30, 2015 59 Views
A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing the Congress to prohibit the physical desecrati...
S.1881Motion by Senator McConnell Aug 03, 2015 141 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: Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015
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