Sen. Jefferson Sessions
Republican • Alabama • 4th Term • Sworn In 1997
- 7 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 92 of 98) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 15 of 98)
- 78 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 93 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 61 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 1 Views
A resolution designating September 2015 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
S.1842 - Protecting American Lives ActRead twice and referred Jul 22, 2015 1 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 5 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.2066 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection ActRead twice and referred Sep 22, 2015 50 Views
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the...
S.Res.259Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Sep 17, 2015 28 Views
A resolution honoring the bravery and heroism of those who selflessly prevented a deadly terrorist attack and saved countless lives while aboa...
S.J.Res.22Read twice and referred Sep 17, 2015 28 Views
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Corps ...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 1735: Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
On the Cloture Motion H.R. 1735Aye (with party)October 06, 2015
On the Nomination PN14: Dale A. Drozd, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of CaliforniaNay (against party)October 05, 2015
H.R. 2029: Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 2029Aye (with party)October 01, 2015