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Lamar Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Legislative Branch

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
June 26, 2014 Smith Commends Supreme Court's Ruling
Jan. 23, 2013 Smith to Senate: No Budget, No Pay
Jan. 23, 2013 Committee Organizes, Approves Majority Subcommittee Assignments
Jan. 8, 2013 Chairman Smith Announces Science Subcommittee Chairpersons
Dec. 12, 2012 Chairman Smith Announces GOP Roster for the Science Committee
Dec. 5, 2012 21st Century Language Act of 2012
Dec. 5, 2012 Technical Corrections and Improvements in Title 36, United States Code
June 7, 2012 Smith: Confidence in DOJ Lacking
May 7, 2012 Chairman Smith Releases Report on DOJ's Disregard of the Constitution
April 11, 2012 Fredricksberg Standard - Smith Meets Former, Soon-to-Be Constituents
Dec. 19, 2011 Lamar's Columns - Looking Back on 2011
Dec. 7, 2011 House Approves Bill to Rein in Regulations
Jan. 5, 2011 Smith Votes for New Rules Package
Sept. 15, 2010 Permitting Members of Congress to Administer the Oath of Allegiance to Applicants for Naturalization
July 21, 2010 Smith Joins Tea Party Caucus
March 19, 2010 Listen To Your Conscience
Jan. 6, 2009 Rules of the House
March 11, 2008 Smith Opposes Democrats' Ethics Resolution
March 4, 2008 Democrats' Set to Bring "Partisan" Ethics Resolution to the Floor
Feb. 28, 2008 A Recipe for Partisan Games
Dec. 19, 2007 GOP to Consider Democrats' Ethics Plan
Sept. 27, 2007 Smith Redesigns 21st District Website
Jan. 31, 2007 Smith Leads First Hearing as Ranking Member of the Judiciary Committee
Jan. 10, 2007 Smith Secures Three Committee Spots
Dec. 6, 2006 Smith to Lead Judiciary GOP
Sept. 14, 2006 Providing For Earmarking Reform In The House Of Representatives
Sept. 14, 2006 Press Releases - Ethics Reform Proposals Approved
May 3, 2006 Lobbying Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006
Feb. 3, 2006 Shining a Light on Congress
May 3, 2005 End Filibusters
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Constitution
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