Rep. Michael Burgess
Republican • 26th District, Texas • 7th Term • Sworn In 2003
- 33 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 5 of 436) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 2 of 436)
- 101 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 235 of 440) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 338 of 440)
Burgess was born December 23, 1950, in Rochester, Minnesota. He graduated from North Texas State University and from the medical school at the University of Texas in Houston. He completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.
Burgess worked in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for over 20 years, delivering over 3000 babies in North Texas, including Paul LeBon and his children (Burgess would later face LeBon in the 2002 general election). Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.Res.333Motion to reconsider laid Jun 24, 2015 11 Views
Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2822) making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencie...
H.Res.319Motion to reconsider laid Jun 17, 2015 9 Views
Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 160) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices, and...
H.R.2771 - Group Term Life Insurance Increase Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jun 15, 2015 0 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the dollar limitation on employer-provided group term life insurance that can be exclud...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.2913Referred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2015 3 Views
To amend the Federal Reserve Act to improve the functioning and transparency of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the F...
H.R.2912 - Centennial Monetary Commission Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2015 7 Views
To establish a commission to examine the United States monetary policy, evaluate alternative monetary regimes, and recommend a course for mone...
H.R.2812 - Tax Free Health Insurance Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jun 17, 2015 8 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for premiums for insurance which constitutes medical care.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2200: CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2200 CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing ActAye (with party)June 25, 2015
H.R. 1295: Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015
On Motion to Concur in Senate Amendment to House Amendment to Senate Amendment: H R 1295 To extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the Generalized System of Preferences, the preferential duty treatment program for Haiti, and for other purposes.Nay (with party)June 25, 2015
H.R. 1615: DHS FOIA Efficiency Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1615 DHS FOIA Efficiency Act of 2015Aye (with party)June 25, 2015