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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Full Name: Sheila Jackson Lee
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 18, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 18
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Elwyn; 2 Children: Erica, Jason
Birth Date: 01/12/1950
Birth Place: Jamaica, NY
Home City: Houston, TX
Religion: Seventh Day Adventist
Date Title
Issue Position: Civil Rights
Issue Position: Help for Seniors
Issue Position: Criminal Justice
July 22, 2014 Domestic Violence
July 22, 2014 Supporting Unanimous Decision of U.S. Sentencing Commission Making Retroactive the Reduction in Sentencing Guidelines Applicable to Most Federal Drug Trafficking Offenders
July 21, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Condemns the Russian Separatist for Delaying Access to the Internaitonal Investigatory Teams to the Crash Site and For the Misuse and Abuse to the Bodies and Their Personal Belongings
July 21, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Applauds Vote by U.S. Sentencing Commission to Allow Retroactive Reduction in Drug Trafficking Sentences
July 16, 2014 How Long? Too Long
July 8, 2014 Preclearance Authorization Act of 2014
June 26, 2014 Cherishing Our Children
June 19, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 18, 2014 Terrorist Groups
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 21, 2014 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R> 4435, Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015; and Providing for Consideration of H.R.. 361, USA Freedom Act
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015
May 20, 2014 Condemning the Abduction of Female Students by Boko Haram
May 20, 2014 International Megan's Law to Prevent Demand for Child Sex Trafficking
May 20, 2014 Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act
May 20, 2014 Preventing Sex Trafficking and Improving Opportunities for Youth in Foster Care Act
May 20, 2014 Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act
May 20, 2014 Stop Advertising Victims of Exploitation Act
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Provide Assistance to Government of Nigeria to Develop Specialized Units to Rescue Kidnapped Schoolgirls and Bring Boko Haram Leader to Justice
April 22, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Stands With Attorney General Eric Holder on the New Clemency Process
April 11, 2014 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Meets with Mexican Government Officials About Border Security, Human Trafficking and Immigration
April 9, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Joins President Obama the Rest of the Congressional Delegation at Memorial for Fallen Soldiers at Fort Hood
April 7, 2014 Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2014
April 2, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee for Zero Tolerance for Security Breaches on Military Bases and Government Facilities
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
Feb. 28, 2014 Jackson Lee Commends the DHS on the Finalization of the Important PREA Regulations to Prevent Sexual Abuse
Feb. 3, 2014 Federal Prison Populations
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Jan. 22, 2014 It is Shocking and Simply Unacceptable That We Live in a Society in Which an Average of 13 Young People from Ages 10-24 Become Victims of Homicide Every Day Due to Gun Violence
Jan. 9, 2014 Finding Common Ground
Dec. 12, 2013 Honest Reflection
Dec. 12, 2013 Joint Explanatory Statement to Accompany the National Defense Authorization Act
Dec. 12, 2013 Death in Custody Reporting Act
Dec. 3, 2013 Extension of Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988 for 10 Years
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
Oct. 30, 2013 Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Oct. 22, 2013 Protecting Students from Sexual and Violent Predators Act
Sept. 4, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Responds to Stabbing Incident at Spring High School
Aug. 12, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Applauds Attorney General's Smart Approach to the Criminal Justice System
July 24, 2013 Issues Facing America
July 22, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
July 19, 2013 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Welcomes President Obama's Heartfelt Remarks to the Nation Regarding Trayvon Martin Case and Commitment to Impartial Justice
July 13, 2013 Response to verdict of Trayvon Martin Murder Trial
June 17, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Extension of Remarks
June 17, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Extension of Remarks
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