Rep. Peter Welch
Democrat • Vermont • 5th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 1 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 266 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 352)
- 71 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 25 of 438) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 1 of 438)
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.1229Referred to House Energy and Commerce Mar 03, 2015 4 Views
To amend the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 to provide guidance and limitations regarding the integration of unmanned aircraft syste...
H.R.1145Referred to the House Committee Feb 26, 2015 2 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include biomass heating appliances for tax credits available for energy-efficient building prope...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1222Referred to the House Committee Mar 03, 2015 5 Views
To amend chapter 21 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that fathers of certain permanently disabled or deceased veterans shall be incl...
H.R.1198Referred to the House Committee Mar 02, 2015 3 Views
To extend the right of appeal to the Merit Systems Protection Board to certain employees of the United States Postal Service.
H.J.Res.36Referred to the House Committee Feb 26, 2015 11 Views
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate the expenditur...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 33: Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 33 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders ActAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposesAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H J RES 35 Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposesNay (with party)February 27, 2015