Rep. Charles Boustany
Republican • 3rd District, Louisiana • 6th Term • Sworn In 2005
- 17 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 28 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 105 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 219 of 440) 2 Made Into Law (Ranks 29 of 440)
Charles Boustany Jr. was born February 21, 1956 in Lafayette, Louisiana where he currently resides. He was educated at the Louisiana State University (Bachelors, 1978) and Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans (M.D., 1982). Boustany was a cardiac surgeon in private practice from 1990-2004.
Before his election to Congress in 2004, Charles won an at-large seat on the Lafayette Parish Republican Executive Committee and served through (1996-2001). He was named the Vice-Chairman of Bush-Cheney Victory 2000 Campaign for Lafayette Parish in 2000. Boustany also served on the Board of Directors for the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce(2001), and the Executive Board of Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce as Vice President for Government Affairs (2002).http://boustany.house.gov/biography.asp Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.2911 - Small Business Healthcare Relief ActReferred to House Education and the Workforce Jun 25, 2015 37 Views
To provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements to allow small businesses to use pre-tax dollars to assist employees in th...
H.Res.340Motion to reconsider laid Jun 25, 2015 56 Views
Returning to the Senate H.R. 1735, a bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for military activities of the Department of Defens...
H.R.2758Referred to the House Committee Jun 12, 2015 10 Views
To make permanent the returning worker exception to the annual numerical limitation on nonimmigrant visas issued under section 101(a)(15)(H)(i...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.2937 - Cuban Military Transparency ActReferred to House Financial Services Jun 25, 2015 12 Views
To strengthen support for the Cuban people and prohibit financial transactions with the Cuban military, and for other purposes.
H.R.2846 - Planning Actively for Cancer Treatment (PACT) Act of 2015Referred to House Ways and Means Jun 23, 2015 1 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of cancer care planning and coordination under the Medicare program.
H.R.2852 - Founding Legacies of Reserve Integral Combat-training Heroes Act of 2015Referred to House Armed Services Jun 23, 2015 0 Views
To provide for the eligibility for burial in Arlington National Cemetery of certain members of reserve components of the Armed Forces.
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 (against 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