Rep. Sander Levin
Democrat • 9th District, Michigan • 17th Term • Sworn In 1983
- 5 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 248 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 119 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 161 of 440) 2 Made Into Law (Ranks 29 of 440)
Levin was born September 6, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated from Central High School in Detroit, received a B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1952, an M.A. in international relations from Columbia University in 1954, and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1957. After developing a private law practice, he served in the Michigan State Senate from 1965 - 1970, and was Senate Minority Leader from 1969-1970. He made unsuccessful campaigns for Governor of Michigan in 1970 and 1974. He was assistant administrator of the Agency for International Development from 1977 - 1981. He was first elected to the House of Representatives in 1982 and was reelected for the eleventh time in 2004.
Levin's brother, Carl Levin, is a U.S. senator from Michigan. His uncle Theodore Levin was a federal judge. His first cousin Charles Levin was a Michigan Supreme Court judge. His first cousin Joseph Levin was a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.2889 - Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2015 12 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-thru entities.
H.R.1916 - Trade Enforcement and Trade Facilitation Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee May 06, 2015 3 Views
To reauthorize trade enforcement and trade facilitation functions and activities, and for other purposes.
H.R.820 - Currency Reform for Fair Trade ActReferred to the House Committee Feb 10, 2015 1 Views
To amend title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify that countervailing duties may be imposed to address subsidies relating to a fundament...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.2880 - Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2015 0 Views
To redesignate the Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site in the State of Georgia, and for other purposes.
H.R.2866 - Healthy MOM ActReferred to House Oversight and Government Reform Jun 23, 2015 8 Views
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to provide for a special enrollment period for pregnant women, and for other purposes.
H.R.2768 - Superfund Reinvestment ActReferred to the Subcommittee Jun 16, 2015 3 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the use of funds in the Hazardous Substance Superfund for the purposes for which the...
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