Rep. Albio Sires
Democrat • 8th District, New Jersey • 6th Term • Sworn In 2006
- 9 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 123 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 145 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 99 of 440) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 114 of 440)
Sires was born in Cuba in 1951. He went to St. Peter's College on a basketball scholarship then earned a master's degree at Middlebury College. He taught English and Spanish before becoming interested in politics while working on the campaign of a fellow teacher.http://www.albiosiresforcongress.com/about.php
In 1987, Gov. Tom Kean appointed him to a position in the state Department of Community Affairs. Sires served as mayor of West New York from 1995 until he decided to run for U.S. Congress. From 2002-2006 he also served in the New Jersey state legislature, where he was elected Speaker of the Assembly. Serving in this position, he became acting governor on several occasions when the elected governor was out of the state. In this capacity, he signed several bills into law. Sires was the first Hispanic to hold either of these positions in New Jersey. http://www.albiosiresforcongress.com/about.php Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.2241 - Global Health Innovation Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee May 05, 2015 1 Views
To direct the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development to submit to Congress a report on the development and us...
H.R.1053 - Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee Feb 27, 2015 2 Views
To establish a regulatory framework for the comprehensive protection of personal data for individuals under the aegis of the Federal Trade Com...
H.R.619 - Collaborative Academic Research Efforts for Tourette Syndrome Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee Jan 30, 2015 0 Views
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the expansion, intensification, and coordination of the programs and activities of the N...
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.2938 - National Design Services Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2015 10 Views
To amend the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to carry out a loan rep...
H.Res.337Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Jun 24, 2015 7 Views
Calling for substantive dialogue, without preconditions, in order to address Tibetan grievances and secure a negotiated agreement for the Tibe...
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