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Lamar Smith's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Technology
Issue Position: National Security/War on Terror
Issue Position: National Security
July 14, 2014 National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorizaton of 2014
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
June 19, 2014 Failure of Leadership at Chemical Safety Board Puts Public at Risk
June 2, 2014 Smith Intelligence Accountability Bill Passes House
May 1, 2014 Smith Sponsors NSA Internal Watchdog Act
April 1, 2014 Weather Forecasting Improvement Act of 2014
March 6, 2014 President Signs Drought Monitoring Bill
Feb. 28, 2014 Committee Approves Bill to Prevent, Mitigate Damage from Windstorms
Feb. 28, 2014 Smith Forms Border Security Caucus
Feb. 10, 2014 House Passes Bill to Improve Drought Monitoring Program
June 25, 2013 Listen to the American People
June 12, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 4, 2013 Border Enforcement Bill "Critical"
May 22, 2013 Letter to Honorable James M. Cole, Deputy Attorney General - AP Wiretapping
May 9, 2013 Senate Immigration Bill Threatens National Security
May 8, 2013 The Immigration Bill Threatens Public Safety
April 25, 2013 The Senate Immigration Bill Provides Cover for Terrorists
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 19, 2013 Smith Questions ICE Director about Release of Illegal Immigrant Detainees
March 18, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Israel's Iron Dome
March 14, 2013 Committee Approves Critical Cybersecurity R&D Bills
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. 15, 2013 Smith Opposes Spending Hike in Hurricane Sandy Bill
Dec. 30, 2012 Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act of 2012
Dec. 28, 2012 Senate Passes Smith Bill to Reauthorize National Security Provisions
Dec. 20, 2012 Smith: Time to Implement Real ID
Dec. 18, 2012 Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act of 2012
Dec. 5, 2012 Clarification with Respect to Absence from the United States Due to Certain Employment by Chief of Mission or Armed Forces
Nov. 16, 2012 Smith, McKeon, Rogers and Ros-Lehtinen Statement on Release of Hezbollah Operative Ali Mussa Daqduq
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to The President
Sept. 19, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Holder and Secretary Clinton
Sept. 19, 2012 Border Security Information Improvement Act of 2012
Aug. 22, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Robert S. Mueller III, Director, The Federal Bureau of Investigation
Aug. 2, 2012 House Passes Bill to Protect America's Trade Secrets
July 31, 2012 Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act of 2012
July 12, 2012 Smith Asks to Interview Administration Officials re: National Security Leaks
July 11, 2012 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - On Information Leaks
July 11, 2012 Smith: Leaks Endanger American Lives
June 27, 2012 Smith Introduces Bill to Protect America's Trade Secrets
June 26, 2012 Nuclear Terrorism Conventions Implementation and Safety of Maritime Navigation Act of 2012
June 19, 2012 Committee Approves FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization
June 19, 2012 The Hill - Much More Can be Done on Immigration Before Election
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