Rep. John Carter
Republican • 31st District, Texas • 7th Term • Sworn In 2003
- 2 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 417 of 439) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 51 of 439)
- 111 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 342 of 440) 4 Made Into Law (Ranks 117 of 440)
Carter was born November 6, 1941 and raised in Houston. He was educated at Texas Tech University (B.A.) and University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1969). In 1981, was appointed the judge of the 277th District Court of Williamson County, Texas and was elected District Judge in 1982. Prior to his time on the bench, Carter was in private practice as an attorney.
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.3128 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2016Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No Jul 21, 2015 23 Views
Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes.
H.R.1149 - Protection of Children Act of 2015Committee Consideration and Mark- Mar 04, 2015 7 Views
To amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to provide for the expedited removal of unaccompan...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.4084 - Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities ActReferred to the House Committee Nov 19, 2015 24 Views
To enable civilian research and development of advanced nuclear energy technologies by private and public institutions and to expand theoretic...
H.R.4032 - States' Right of Refugee Refusal Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Nov 17, 2015 26 Views
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for a limitation on the resettlement of refugees.
H.R.4038 - American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015On passage Passed by recorded vote: 289 - 137 (Roll no Nov 19, 2015 320 Views
To require that supplemental certifications and background investigations be completed prior to the admission of certain aliens as refugees, a...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2270: Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2270 Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story ActAye (with party)November 30, 2015
H.R. 2288: To remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2288 To remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other purposesAye (with party)November 30, 2015
H.R. 4038: American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015
On Passage: H R 4038 American Security Against Foreign Enemies ActAye (with party)November 19, 2015