Rep. Jim Cooper
Democrat • 5th District, Tennessee • 13th Term • Sworn In 1983
- 4 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 297 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 79 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 304 of 440) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 114 of 440)
Cooper was born July 19, 1954 in Shelbyville, Tennessee. He is the son of former governor of Tennessee Prentice Cooper. He graduated from the University of North Carolina, University of Oxford and the Harvard University Law School.
In 1982, he won the Democratic primary for the new 4th Congressional District, which had been created when Tennessee gained a district after the 1980 census. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.2101 - Research for All Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee May 01, 2015 6 Views
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for expedited review of drugs and biological products to provide safer or more ef...
H.R.1346 - Redistricting Transparency Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee Mar 31, 2015 2 Views
To require States to carry out Congressional redistricting in accordance with a process under which members of the public are informed of redi...
H.R.1347 - John Tanner Fairness and Independence in Redistricting ActReferred to the Subcommittee Mar 31, 2015 1 Views
To prohibit States from carrying out more than one Congressional redistricting after a decennial census and apportionment, to require States t...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.2874 - Andrew P. Carpenter Tax ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2015 7 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income any discharge of indebtedness income on education loans of deceased ve...
H.R.2826 - Government Transformation ActReferred to House Rules Jun 18, 2015 5 Views
To establish the Commission on Government Transformation to make recommendations to improve the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness, of Fed...
H.R.2810 - Stay in Place, Cut the Waste Act of 2015Referred to House Appropriations Jun 17, 2015 2 Views
To provide for a review of efforts to reduce Federal agency travel expenses through the use of video conferencing and a plan to achieve additi...
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.Aye (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