Sen. Jefferson Sessions
Republican • Alabama • 4th Term • Sworn In 1997
- 4 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 79 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 1 of 99)
- 43 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 86 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 1 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 2 Views
A resolution designating April 2015 as "National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month".
S.527Held at the desk Feb 27, 2015 7 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 4 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.1045Read twice and referred Apr 22, 2015 4 Views
A bill to protect 10th Amendment rights by providing special standing for State government officials to challenge proposed regulations, and fo...
S.1032Read twice and referred Apr 21, 2015 13 Views
A bill to expand the use of E-Verify, to hold employers accountable, and for other purposes.
S.1016Read twice and referred Apr 20, 2015 34 Views
A bill to preserve freedom and choice in health care.
Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN4: Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney GeneralNay (with party)April 23, 2015
On the Cloture Motion PN4: Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney GeneralNay (with party)April 23, 2015
S. 178: Trafficking Awareness Training for Health Care Act of 2015
On Passage of the Bill S. 178Aye (with party)April 22, 2015