Representative Lamar S. Smith's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 21, Republican
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9/25/14 Smith Responds to Attorney General Holder Resignation 6/30/14 Smith: Hobby Lobby Decision a Victory for Religious Freedom 6/26/14 Smith Commends Supreme Court's Ruling 10/23/13 Bipartisan Bill Reduces Frivolous Patent Lawsuits 2/07/13 Letter to Inspector General Arthur A. Elkins Jr. - EPA Email Practices 12/30/12 Correcting and Improving the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act 12/18/12 Patent Overhaul Technical Corrections 9/11/12 Making Improvements in Enactment of Title 41 7/05/12 Smith: DOJ Relied on Democratic Data Firm in Challenge to Texas Law 6/15/12 Smith: Administrative DREAM Act Ignores Rule of Law 2/06/12 The Corner - Media Ignores the Facts on Illegal Immigration 12/19/11 Extension of Redaction Authority Concerning Sensitive Security Information 12/06/11 Temporary Bankruptcy Judgeships Extension Act of 2011 10/18/11 The Sacramento Bee - E-Verify Would Cut Down on Illegal Workers 9/20/11 United States Parole Commission Extension Act of 2011 7/05/11 Letter to the Honorable Janet Napolitano 6/15/11 Hearing of the Immigration Policy and Enforcement Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - H.R. 2164, "The Legal Workforce Act" 6/14/11 Chairman Smith Introduces Legal Workforce Act 6/13/11 Los Angeles Times - E-Verify Works; Let's Use It 3/06/11 Ventura County Star - Illegal Immigration's Toll on State's Deficit 9/28/10 Federal Courts Jurisdiction and Venue Clarification Act of 2010 9/28/10 Bankruptcy Technical Corrections Act of 2010 7/27/10 National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2010 7/14/10 Media Show Double Standard on Supreme Court Nominees 6/24/10 Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act 5/18/10 Networks Show Double Standard On Supreme Court Nominee 5/10/10 Smith Statement On Kagan Nomination 5/04/10 Smith: Don't Legalize Terrorists 1/26/10 Illegal Immigration Hurts Lower Skilled Citizens And Legal Immigrants 11/19/09 Smith Requests DOJ Docs On Gitmo Trials 10/28/09 Federal Judiciary Administrative Improvements Act Of 2009 10/15/09 H.R. 3632, The "Federal Judiciary Administrative Improvement Act Of 2009" 8/12/09 Smith: Still No Evidence Of Wrongdoing In U.S. Attorney Dismissals 6/29/09 Smith: Supreme Court Decision Upholds Equal Rights For All 6/23/09 Media Should Save Opinions For Editorials 6/19/09 Impeaching Judge Samuel B. Kent 6/03/09 Hearing of the House Committee on the Judiciary - The Impeachment of Samuel B. Kent of the Southern District of Texas 6/03/09 Media Show 6/03/09 Media Ignore Negative Stories About Sotomayor 1/13/09 Impeachment Inquiry of Judge G. Thomas Porteous 9/27/08 Judicial Administration and Technical Amendments Act of 2008 7/17/08 Hearing of the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommitee of the House Judiciary Committee - From the Department of Justice to Guantanamo Bay: Administration Lawyers and Administration Interrogation Rules, Part V 6/26/08 Smith: Second Amendment Rights Restored to DC Residents and Preserved for Other Americans 6/25/08 ADA Amendments Act of 2008 4/28/08 Smith Applauds Supreme Court Ruling in Indiana Voter ID Case 1/31/08 Smith: Presidential Signing Statements a ‘Non-Issue' 4/26/07 Smith Remarks to the CATO Institute on Intellectual Property 4/19/07 District Of Columbia House Voting Rights Act Of 2007 2/12/07 Honoring And Praising The NAACP On The Occasion Of Its 98th Anniversary 9/29/06 Private Property Rights Implementation Act Of 2006