Rep. Peter DeFazio
Democrat • 4th District, Oregon • 15th Term • Sworn In 1987
- 3 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 145 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 352)
- 62 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 45 of 438) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 41 of 438)
DeFazio was born May 27, 1947 in Needham, Massachusetts. He served in the United States Air Force from 1967 to 1971. He earned a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Tufts University in 1969 and an M.A. in Public Administration and Gerontology from the University of Oregon, 1977. He went on to work as a gerontologist
From 1977 to 1982 DeFazio worked for U.S. Rep. James H. Weaver (D-OR). He was elected as a Lane County, Oregon commissioner in 1983 and served as chairman from 1985 to 1986. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.1068Referred to the House Committee Feb 25, 2015 4 Views
To amend title 23, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Transportation to carry out a tribal transportation self-governance program,...
H.R.913 - Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know ActReferred to the House Committee Feb 12, 2015 15 Views
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that genetically engineered food and foods that contain genetically engineered in...
H.R.682 - Southwestern Oregon Watershed and Salmon Protection Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Feb 03, 2015 2 Views
To withdraw certain land located in Curry County and Josephine County, Oregon, from all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the p...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1098Referred to the House Committee Feb 26, 2015 6 Views
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prohibit mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements, and for other purposes.
H.R.1024Referred to the House Committee Feb 24, 2015 21 Views
To provide for the compensation of furloughed Department of Homeland Security employees in the event of a lapse in Department of Homeland Secu...
H.R.1031Referred to the House Committee Feb 24, 2015 25 Views
To reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 33: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 33 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders ActAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposesAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H J RES 35 Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposesNay (with party)February 27, 2015