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Lamar Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Lamar S. Smith
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 21, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 21
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Beth; 2 Children
Birth Date: 11/19/1947
Birth Place: San Antonio, TX
Home City: San Antonio, TX
Religion: Christian Scientist
Date Title
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Muzzling Scientists
Dec. 16, 2013 Smith to Supreme Court: EPA Overstepped Authority
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Not Listening to Americans' Concerns
Dec. 4, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3309, Innovation Act; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1105, Small Business Capital Access and Job Preservation Act
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs Office of Management and Budget - EPA Rushes Rule to Regulate America's Waterways
Oct. 29, 2013 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - EPA Power Plant Regulations: Is the Technology Ready
Oct. 23, 2013 Bipartisan Bill Reduces Frivolous Patent Lawsuits
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Regulatory Authority
July 10, 2013 Subcommittee Reviews Legislation to Develop Manufacturing Strategy
July 10, 2013 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Strategic Planning for National Manufacturing Competitiveness
June 26, 2013 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Expand E-Verify Nationwide
May 23, 2013 Smith, Goodlatte Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Cut Government Red Tape
Sept. 20, 2012 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Regulation Nation: The Obama Administration's Regulatory Expansion vs. Jobs and Economic Recovery
Sept. 20, 2012 Smith: Obama Has Turned America into a Regulation Nation
July 26, 2012 House Approves Bill to Cut Red Tape
July 25, 2012 Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act
June 1, 2012 Smith Statement on May Jobs Report
May 16, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "Implementation of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act"
May 15, 2012 Security in Bonding Act of 2012
April 19, 2012 Smith Supports Small Business Tax Cut
March 29, 2012 Smith Receives U.S. Chamber of Commerce "Spirit of Enterprise" Award
March 27, 2012 Quayle Legislation Wins Committee Passage
March 21, 2012 Hearing of the Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs: Federal Regulations and Regulatory Reform under the Obama Administration"
March 20, 2012 Griffin's "Regulatory Freeze for Jobs Act' Passes Committee
March 20, 2012 Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Freeze Job-Killing Regulations
Dec. 7, 2011 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2011
Dec. 2, 2011 House Passes Bipartisan Regulatory Reform
Dec. 2, 2011 House Passes Smith Bill to Provide Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses
Dec. 2, 2011 House Passes Second Regulatory Reform Bill Sponsored by Smith
Dec. 1, 2011 Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2011
Dec. 1, 2011 House Passes Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses
Nov. 29, 2011 Smith: Obama's Obstinate Opposition to Reg Reform is Unacceptable
Nov. 3, 2011 Judiciary Committee Approves Smith's Bill to Rein in Regulations
Sept. 22, 2011 Sens. Portman, Pryor and Reps. Smith, Peterson Introduce Bill to Reduce Onerous Red Tape on Job Creators
Sept. 22, 2011 Bipartisan Bill Reduces Red Tape on Job Creators
Aug. 1, 2011 Administrative Conference of the United States Reauthorization Act of 2011
June 23, 2011 America Invents Act
June 15, 2011 Politico - The Importance of Patent Reform
June 14, 2011 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Supports Patent Reform
April 14, 2011 Committee Approves Patent Reform Proposal
April 6, 2011 Hearing of the Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - Promoting Investment and Protecting Commerce Online: Legitimate Sites v. Parasites, Part II
March 10, 2011 GOP Chairmen Press Obama on Regulatory Reform
Feb. 23, 2011 Smith Holds Job Creators Roundtable
Feb. 15, 2011 Smith Statement on Proposed NYSE-Deutsche Börse Merger
Jan. 18, 2011 Smith Statement Regarding GAO Report on E-Verify
Jan. 18, 2011 Smith Statement re: DOJ Approval of Comcast-NBC Universal Merger
Aug. 26, 2010 We Can't Afford to Sideline Small Businesses
Aug. 4, 2010 Smith Holds Small Business Forum in San Antonio
April 22, 2010 National Media Show Double Standard On Goldman Sachs Coverage
Dec. 14, 2009 White House Considers Businesses The Enemy
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