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Lamar Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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
Primary March 4, 2014
General Nov. 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
Issue Position: Technology and Intellectual Property
Aug. 1, 2014 Smith Statement on NASA Advisory Council Recommendations
July 31, 2014 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee and the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Technology Needed to Secure America's Border
July 31, 2014 Smith: Strategic Technology Development Can Help Secure U.S. Border
July 22, 2014 House Passes Two Committee Bills
July 22, 2014 NIST Reauthorization Act of 2014
July 22, 2014 Department of Energy Laboratory Modernization and Technology Transfer Act of 2014
July 14, 2014 International Science and Technology Cooperation Act of 2014
June 26, 2014 Smith: Technologies Can Prevent Infections at VA Hospitals
June 25, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Pathways to Exploration: A Review of the Future of Human Space Exploration
June 25, 2014 Committee Reviews Report on Future of Human Spaceflight
June 18, 2014 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - The Future of Surface Transportation
June 18, 2014 Americans Don't Trust the Media
May 9, 2014 National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2014
May 1, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Requests GAO Study on Healthcare.gov Security Risks
April 10, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Department of Energy Science and Technology Priorities
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Prizes to Spur Innovation and Technology Breakthroughs
April 1, 2014 Media Does Not Tell the Whole Story on Obamacare Delay
April 1, 2014 Weather Forecasting Improvement Act of 2014
March 13, 2014 Subcommittee Approves FIRST Act with Bipartisan Support
March 13, 2014 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Markup - H.R. 4186
March 6, 2014 President Signs Drought Monitoring Bill
Feb. 27, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Mars Flyby 2021: The First Deep Space Mission for the Orion and Space Launch System
Jan. 16, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Healthcare.gov: Consequences of Stolen Identity
Jan. 16, 2014 Healthcare.gov Vulnerable to "Massive Identity Theft'
Jan. 14, 2014 The Hill - ObamaCare Invites Identity Theft
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to John Holdren, Assistant to President for Science and Technology - Flaws in Healthcare.gov
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Healthcare.gov Security Threats
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Healthcare.gov Security
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
Dec. 2, 2013 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Oct. 30, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy Subcommittee - Providing the Tools for Scientific Discovery and Basic Energy Research
Oct. 30, 2013 Committee Examines DOE Science Activities, Draft Legislation
Oct. 28, 2013 Journalists Wrongly Change Their Code of Ethics
Oct. 4, 2013 Networks' Bias Shows
Aug. 2, 2013 TRANSFER Act Looks to Close Gap between Laboratory and Marketplace
July 18, 2013 Committee Approves Bill to Prioritize NASA's Missions
June 18, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - India Intellectual Property
May 21, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Space - "Next Steps in Human Exploration to Mars and Beyond"
May 9, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - "Exoplanet Discoveries: Have We Found Other Earths?"
April 24, 2013 Energy Independence
April 24, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - "An Overview of the National Science Foundation Budget for Fiscal Year 2014"
April 16, 2013 Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2013
April 16, 2013 Advancing America's Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Act of 2013
March 26, 2013 Smith: Coordinated R&D Efforts Needed to Address Emerging Cybersecurity Threats
March 14, 2013 Congressman Smith Speaks at CPAC 2013 re: Media Bias
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
Jan. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary Panetta, Secretary Napolitano, and Mr. Zients - Tethered Aerostat Radar Systems
Jan. 8, 2013 Congressman Larry Bucshon to Serve as Chairman of Science Subcommittee
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