Rep. Peter Welch
Democrat • Vermont • 5th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 7 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 179 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 215 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 26 of 440) 4 Made Into Law (Ranks 4 of 440)
Welch was born in 1947 in Springfield, MA. He attended Holy Cross College and earned his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley. After graduating, he moved to Vermont to begin his law career.http://www.welchforcongress.com/bio
In 1980, Welch was elected to the Vermont State Senate. In 1985, he became Senate President Pro Tem. He left the State Senate in 1988, and later made unsuccessful bids for Vermont's U.S. House seat and governorship. In 2001, he rejoined the body after being appointed by Gov. Howard Dean to fill a vacancy in his home district. http://www.welchforcongress.com/bio Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.2945 - Fairness in Respondent Selection Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2015 13 Views
To require the administering authority to determine an individual countervailable subsidy rate upon request if four or fewer exporters and pro...
H.R.2564 - Smart Building Acceleration ActReferred to the Subcommittee May 22, 2015 1 Views
To accelerate the adoption of smart building technologies in the private sector and key Federal agencies.
H.R.2486 - Stop Deducting Damages Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee May 20, 2015 0 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to disallow deductions for the payment of compensatory and punitive damages to a government, and fo...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.2883 - Master Limited Partnerships Parity ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2015 5 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the publicly traded partnership ownership structure to energy power generation projects a...
H.J.Res.58Referred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2015 42 Views
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the authority of Congress and the States to regulate contributions...
H.R.2867 - Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2015 9 Views
To amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4...
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