Representative Lamar S. Smith's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 21, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 21
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Issue Position: National Security Issue Position: National Security Issue Position: National Security/War on Terror Issue Position: Technology 9/09/14 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee and the Research and Technology Subcommittee on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Strategy and Mission of the DHS Science and Technology Directorate 9/08/14 House Passes Committee Bills to Improve Tsunami Warnings and Support Next Generation Computing 7/14/14 National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorizaton of 2014 7/14/14 House Approves Four Committee Bills 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 6/19/14 Failure of Leadership at Chemical Safety Board Puts Public at Risk 6/02/14 Smith Intelligence Accountability Bill Passes House 5/01/14 Smith Sponsors NSA Internal Watchdog Act 4/01/14 Weather Forecasting Improvement Act of 2014 3/06/14 President Signs Drought Monitoring Bill 2/28/14 Committee Approves Bill to Prevent, Mitigate Damage from Windstorms 2/28/14 Smith Forms Border Security Caucus 2/10/14 House Passes Bill to Improve Drought Monitoring Program 6/25/13 Listen to the American People 6/12/13 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 6/04/13 Border Enforcement Bill "Critical" 5/22/13 Letter to Honorable James M. Cole, Deputy Attorney General - AP Wiretapping 5/09/13 Senate Immigration Bill Threatens National Security 5/08/13 The Immigration Bill Threatens Public Safety 4/25/13 The Senate Immigration Bill Provides Cover for Terrorists 4/16/13 Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2013 4/16/13 Advancing America's Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Act of 2013 3/26/13 Smith: Coordinated R&D Efforts Needed to Address Emerging Cybersecurity Threats 3/19/13 Smith Questions ICE Director about Release of Illegal Immigrant Detainees 3/18/13 Letter to President Obama - Israel's Iron Dome 3/14/13 Committee Approves Critical Cybersecurity R&D Bills 2/26/13 Industry and Academia Applaud Reintroduction of Lipinski-McCaul Cybersecurity Enhancement Act 2/12/13 More Spending, More Regulation, More of the Same 1/31/13 Letter to Secretary Panetta, Secretary Napolitano, and Mr. Zients - Tethered Aerostat Radar Systems 1/15/13 Smith Opposes Spending Hike in Hurricane Sandy Bill 12/30/12 Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act of 2012 12/28/12 Senate Passes Smith Bill to Reauthorize National Security Provisions 12/20/12 Smith: Time to Implement Real ID 12/18/12 Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act of 2012 12/05/12 Clarification with Respect to Absence from the United States Due to Certain Employment by Chief of Mission or Armed Forces 11/16/12 Smith, McKeon, Rogers and Ros-Lehtinen Statement on Release of Hezbollah Operative Ali Mussa Daqduq 9/25/12 Letter to The President 9/19/12 Letter to Attorney General Holder and Secretary Clinton 9/19/12 Border Security Information Improvement Act of 2012 8/22/12 Letter to The Honorable Robert S. Mueller III, Director, The Federal Bureau of Investigation 8/02/12 House Passes Bill to Protect America's Trade Secrets 7/31/12 Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act of 2012 7/12/12 Smith Asks to Interview Administration Officials re: National Security Leaks 7/11/12 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - On Information Leaks 7/11/12 Smith: Leaks Endanger American Lives 6/27/12 Smith Introduces Bill to Protect America's Trade Secrets