Rep. Peter DeFazio
Democrat • 4th District, Oregon • 15th Term • Sworn In 1987
- 12 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 74 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 184 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 48 of 440) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 338 of 440)
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.2791 - Western Oregon Tribal Fairness ActReferred to the Subcommittee Jul 01, 2015 11 Views
To require that certain Federal lands be held in trust by the United States for the benefit of certain Indian tribes in Oregon, and for other ...
H.R.2462 - Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition ActReferred to the Subcommittee Jun 16, 2015 1 Views
To restore the application of the Federal antitrust laws to the business of health insurance to protect competition and consumers.
H.R.2410 - Generating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility, Efficiency, and Rebuilding of I...Referred to the Subcommittee Jul 01, 2015 10 Views
To authorize highway infrastructure and safety, transit, motor carrier, rail, and other surface transportation programs, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.2903 - Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2015Referred to House Budget Jun 25, 2015 2 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform taxation of alcoholic beverages.
H.R.2740 - Global Democracy Promotion ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 11, 2015 4 Views
To prohibit the application of certain restrictive eligibility requirements to foreign nongovernmental organizations with respect to the provi...
H.R.2722 - Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin ActReferred to House Budget Jun 10, 2015 7 Views
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition of the fight against breast cancer.
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