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Lamar Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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 3, 2014 Smith: Negotiating with Terrorists Sets Dangerous Precedent
Jan. 15, 2014 Smith Votes To Cut Spending
Dec. 12, 2013 Smith Statement on Budget Vote
Sept. 10, 2013 Smith Opposes Military Strike on Syria
June 13, 2013 Congressman Henry Cuellar Releases Statement on FY2014 Defense Appropriations Bill
June 12, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
May 24, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - ENC Military Bases
March 18, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Israel's Iron Dome
Feb. 26, 2013 Industry and Academia Applaud Reintroduction of Lipinski-McCaul Cybersecurity Enhancement Act
Feb. 12, 2013 More Spending, More Regulation, More of the Same
Dec. 28, 2012 Senate Passes Smith Bill to Reauthorize National Security Provisions
Dec. 5, 2012 Clarification with Respect to Absence from the United States Due to Certain Employment by Chief of Mission or Armed Forces
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to The President
Sept. 19, 2012 GOP Chairmen to Administration: Don't Release Convicted Terrorist to Egypt
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 12, 2012 House Passes Five Year Extension of the FISA Amendments Act
Aug. 2, 2012 House Passes Bill to Protect America's Trade Secrets
July 11, 2012 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - On Information Leaks
June 27, 2012 Smith Introduces Bill to Protect America's Trade Secrets
April 27, 2012 Advancing America's Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Act of 2012
Sept. 9, 2011 September 11th - Ten Years Later
June 10, 2011 Letter to Attorney General Holder
April 14, 2011 Department Of Defense And Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
April 7, 2011 Smith Supports Troop Funding Bill
March 17, 2011 Bill Requires Consultation Before Giving Terrorists Miranda Rights
Feb. 17, 2011 Extending Counterterrorism Authorities
Jan. 18, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Gary Locke Secretary of Commerce
Dec. 1, 2010 Media Coverage of Dream Act One-Sided
Sept. 14, 2010 Immigration Reform Caucus Statements on Senator Reid's Plan to Include Immigration in the Defense Authorization Bill
May 5, 2010 Letter To Robert Gates, Secretary Of Defense - National Day of Prayer
April 15, 2010 Smith Supports Bill To Provide Vital Homeland Security Funding
Dec. 1, 2009 Smith Statement On Afghanistan
June 17, 2009 Smith: No Bailout On The Backs Of Our Troops
May 14, 2009 Smith, Rodriguez Announce Funding for Forts Sam, Bliss in Supplemental Bill
Jan. 22, 2009 FOX "Your World" -Transcript
July 24, 2008 New York Times Shows Favoritism
March 14, 2008 FISA Amendments Act of 2008
Jan. 28, 2008 Smith Statement on State of the Union Address
Jan. 25, 2008 Standing by the Surge
May 24, 2007 Smith Votes to Increase Funding for the Troops
March 20, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
Feb. 15, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Feb. 14, 2007 Trust The Troops
Oct. 18, 2006 Press Release - Smith to Administration: Keep the Lights on at Fort Sam
Oct. 17, 2005 Expressing Sense of the House with Respect to Raising Awareness and Enchancing State of Computer Security and Supporting Goals and Ideals of...
May 20, 2005 Honor America's Heroes this Memorial Day
March 15, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R.1268, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief
Feb. 17, 2005 Hearing of House Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property: Trademark Dilution Revision Act of 2005
Oct. 7, 2004 CBS' Media Bias
Aug. 20, 2004 The State of Cyberspace Security
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