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Lamar Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Trade

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: Free Trade
Issue Position: Cap and Trade
Issue Position: Central America Free Trade Agreement
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - In Support of Japanese Investment
July 10, 2013 Letter to Ambassador Froman - Footwear
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
Dec. 18, 2012 Patent Overhaul Technical Corrections
Dec. 18, 2012 Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act of 2012
June 27, 2012 Smith Introduces Bill to Protect America's Trade Secrets
March 19, 2012 Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act
Nov. 10, 2011 Letter to Ambassador Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative
Oct. 12, 2011 Smith Statement on Free Trade Agreements
June 29, 2009 Smith Opposes ‘Cap And Trade'
June 15, 2009 Networks Ignore Cap-And-Trade's Cost To Americans
June 2, 2009 San Antonio Express News: SA's Smith Criticizes Cap And Trade
May 8, 2008 Conyers-Smith PRO-IP Bill Passes House
May 6, 2008 Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008
Oct. 23, 2007 Keeping the Internet Free
Oct. 18, 2007 Hearing of Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, & Intellectual Property of the House Judiciary Committee - International Piracy:Intellectual Property
Oct. 16, 2007 House Bans Internet Taxes, For Now
Oct. 10, 2007 Dems Refuse to Make Internet Tax Ban Permanent
Sept. 7, 2007 Patent Reform Act of 2007
July 18, 2007 Smith's Patent Reform Bill Passes Judiciary Committee
May 17, 2007 Committee Approves Smith's Patent Bill
April 20, 2007 Protecting America's Ideas
July 20, 2006 United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
May 17, 2005 Opening Statement at the Oversight Hearing on "Intellectual Property Theft in Russia."
May 9, 2005 Remarks to San Antonio Free Trade Alliance
April 28, 2005 Hearing of the Courts, The Internet, and Intellectual Property Subcommittee: Committee Print Regarding Patent Quality Improvement
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Economy
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