Rep. James McGovern
Democrat • 2nd District, Massachusetts • 10th Term • Sworn In 1997
- 8 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 149 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 343 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 4 of 440) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 114 of 440)
McGovern was born November 20, 1959 in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was educated at American University in Washington, D. C., and was a staff member for Senator George McGovern of South Dakota (to whom he is not related) and for Representative Joe Moakley before entering the House.
- Today: 7
- Past Seven Days: 48
- All-Time: 41,320
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.2747 - Atomic Veterans Service Medal ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 12, 2015 3 Views
To authorize the award of a military service medal to members of the Armed Forces who were exposed to ionizing radiation as a result of partic...
H.Con.Res.55Motion to reconsider laid Jun 17, 2015 41 Views
Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove United States Armed Forces deployed to Iraq or Syria...
H.R.2493 - Wounded Warrior Service Dog Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee Jun 05, 2015 3 Views
To establish a grant program to encourage the use of assistance dogs by certain members of the Armed Forces and veterans.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.2887 - Time Off to Vote ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2015 19 Views
To provide employees with 2 hours of paid leave in order to vote in Federal elections.
H.R.2882 - Promise Neighborhoods Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2015 3 Views
To support Promise Neighborhoods.
H.R.2885 - Senior and Retired Volunteers Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2015 7 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from income and employment taxes real property tax abatements for seniors and disabled i...
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