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Lamar Smith's Public Statements

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
Dec. 5, 2007 Conyers-Smith Bill Protects Intellectual Property
Dec. 5, 2007 Conyers, House Judiciary Members Introduce Bill to Protect Creative and Intellectual Property Rights
Dec. 4, 2007 William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2007
Nov. 15, 2007 Espionage Represents Greatest Threat to U.S. Technology
Nov. 15, 2007 Restore Act of 2007
Nov. 13, 2007 Second Chance Act of 2007
Nov. 5, 2007 Dallas Morning News - Delegation Working to Improve Infrastructure
Nov. 5, 2007 Smith: Report Shows No Widespread Farm Labor Shortage
Nov. 5, 2007 Smith Encourages Participation in the Veterans History Project
Oct. 30, 2007 Internet Tax Freedom Act Amendments Act of 2007
Oct. 30, 2007 House Extends Internet Tax Ban, Again
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. 17, 2007 RESTORE Act of 2007
Oct. 16, 2007 Internet Tax Freedom Act Amendments Act of 2007
Oct. 16, 2007 House Bans Internet Taxes, For Now
Oct. 16, 2007 Hearing of the House Committee on the Judiciary- Jena 6 and the Role of Federal Intervention in Hate Crimes and Race-Related Violence in Public School
Oct. 12, 2007 Judiciary Committee to Expand Investigation into NFL Player Injuries
Oct. 11, 2007 Forbes-Smith Bill Fights Foreign Espionage
Oct. 10, 2007 FISA Bill Compromises National Security
Oct. 10, 2007 Staying in Touch
Oct. 10, 2007 FISA Bill Compromises National Security
Oct. 10, 2007 Staying in Touch
Oct. 10, 2007 Dems Refuse to Make Internet Tax Ban Permanent
Oct. 2, 2007 Strong Laws Needed to Combat Violent Street Gangs
Oct. 2, 2007 Strong Laws Needed to Combat Violent Street Gangs
Oct. 2, 2007 Strong Laws Needed to Combat Violent Street Gangs
Sept. 27, 2007 Smith Redesigns 21st District Website
Sept. 26, 2007 Preparing for Emergencies
Sept. 25, 2007 Stop Aids in Prison Act of 2007
Sept. 18, 2007 Hearing of the House Committee on the Judiciary- Warrantless Surveillance and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
Sept. 7, 2007 Patent Reform Act of 2007
Sept. 5, 2007 Hearing of the House Committee on the Judiciary - Warrantless Surveillance and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
Aug. 4, 2007 Protect America Act of 2007
Aug. 3, 2007 Improving Foreign Intelligence Surveillance to Defend the Nation and the Constitution Act of 2007
July 31, 2007 Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007
July 27, 2007 Highway Safety
July 27, 2007 Conference Report on H.R. 1, Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007
July 27, 2007 Highway Safety
July 26, 2007 Hearing Of The House Committee On Judiciary- FBI Oversight
July 20, 2007 Secure Borders FIRST Act Introduced
July 20, 2007 Secure Borders FIRST Act Introduced
July 19, 2007 Smith Obtains $1.5 Million for VIA
July 19, 2007 Smith Obtains $400 K for City of Austin Projects
July 18, 2007 Smith's Patent Reform Bill Passes Judiciary Committee
July 17, 2007 Congressman Announce More Than $6 Million to Improve Capital Metro
July 12, 2007 San Antonio Congressmen Obtain Over $3 Million for San Antonio River Projects
July 12, 2007 Smith Obtains $150 K for Austin Police Department
July 12, 2007 Smith Obtains $375 K for Kerrville Police Department
July 10, 2007 Court Security Bill Approved
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