Rep. Charles Dent
Republican • 15th District, Pennsylvania • 6th Term • Sworn In 2005
- 6 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 95 of 401) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 7 of 401)
- 42 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 287 of 439) 2 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 439)
Dent was born May 24, 1960 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He earned a degree in Foreign Service and International Politics from Pennsylvania State University in 1982 and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Lehigh University in Bethlehem in 1993. He worked as a development officer for Lehigh University from 1986 to 1990. Before being elected to the United States Congress in 2004, Dent was a member of the Pennsylvania State House (132nd district) from 1991-1999 and the Pennsylvania State Senate (16th district) from 1999-2004. http://dent.house.gov/bio.shtml Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.1220 - Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2015Referred to House Ways and Means Mar 03, 2015 3 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to waive coinsurance under Medicare for colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of wheth...
H.R.836 - Health Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee Feb 13, 2015 1 Views
To improve access to emergency medical services, and for other purposes.
H.R.581 - National Heritage Area Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee Mar 02, 2015 0 Views
To authorize a National Heritage Area Program, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1655Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 5 Views
To amend the Community Services Block Grant Act to reauthorize and modernize the Act.
H.R.1714Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 3 Views
To reform the Federal sugar program, and for other purposes.
H.R.1683Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 4 Views
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
On Passage: H R 2 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Aye (with party)March 26, 2015
H.Res. 173: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making other improvements, to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes, and providing for proceedings during the period from March 27, 2015, through April 10, 2015.
On Agreeing to the Resolution: H RES 173 Providing for consideration of H. R. 2, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Aye (with party)March 26, 2015
H.Con.Res. 27: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025.
On Agreeing to the Resolution, as Amended: H CON RES 27 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025Aye (with party)March 25, 2015