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Bobby Scott's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Robert 'Bobby' C. Scott
Office: U.S. House (VA) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary June 10, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced
Birth Date: 04/30/1947
Birth Place: Washington, DC
Home City: Newport News, VA
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
May 22, 2014 USA Freedom Act
May 16, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office - Examination of Education Equity Today
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
April 2, 2014 Scott Receives Congressional Leadership Award from the National Urban League
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 28, 2014 Goodlatte, Conyers, Sensenbrenner, and Scott Statement on President's Proposed Changes to Intelligence-Gathering Programs
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
Jan. 31, 2014 Richmond Times Dispatch: Moving Forward on Voting Rights
Jan. 23, 2014 Conyers, Nadler, & Scott Hail Government Privacy Watchdog's Recommendation to End NSA's Mass-Surveillance Program
Jan. 17, 2014 Conyers, Nadler, and Scott Applaud the President's Pledge to End Bulk Collection at the NSA
Aug. 21, 2013 Conyers, Nadler, and Scott Call for Immediate Congressional Action to Curb Privacy Abuses
Aug. 9, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Department of Justice - DEA Surveillance Allegations
July 30, 2013 Scott Introduces Fairness and Accuracy in Criminal Background Checks Act
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 12, 2013 Letter to Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez - Louisiana Prison Conditions
June 28, 2013 Goodlatte, Conyers, Sensenbrenner, and Scott Statement on Meeting with Holder
June 6, 2013 Conyers, Nadler, and Scott: NSA-Phone Tracking is Overbroad; Call for Immediate Hearings
Dec. 13, 2012 Conyers, Nadler, and Scott Urge Greater Scrutiny of Administration's Drone Program
Sept. 11, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5544, Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5949, FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Sept. 10, 2012 Hearing of the House Rules Committee - H.R. 5949--FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
May 18, 2012 Scott Statement on FY13 National Defense Authorization Act
May 18, 2012 Scott Joins Civil Rights Leaders and House Democrats in Cosponsoring Voter Empowerment Act
May 1, 2012 CAPAC Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Jan. 23, 2012 Congressional Black Caucus Hour: Voting Rights Act
Nov. 15, 2011 Rep. Fudge Joins Whip Hoyer and House Democrats for Forum on State Voter Laws
Nov. 14, 2011 Cohen and House Democrats Hold Forum on State Voters Laws
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Nov. 1, 2011 Scott Statement on Congress' Vote Reaffirming "In God We Trust" as the Official Motto of the United States
July 19, 2011 Voter ID Suppression Laws
March 17, 2011 Remarks of Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott at the Judiciary Committee Markup of H. Con. Res. 13, Reaffirming "In God We Trust" as the Official Motto of the United States and Supporting and Encouraging the Public Display of the National Motto in all Pu
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
Feb. 8, 2011 Extending Counter Terrorism Authorities
Nov. 19, 2010 Scott Applauds Senate Action on Pigford Settlement
Aug. 26, 2009 Scott Statement On The Passing Of Senator Edward M. Kennedy
Aug. 7, 2009 House Judiciary Committee Passes Cocaine Equalization Bill
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Oct. 29, 2008 Letter to Attorney General Mukasey: Rep. Scott Disappointed in Lack of Response by Justice Department
Oct. 20, 2008 Rep. Scott Expresses Concern to Attorney General About Last Minute Polling Procedure Changes in Virginia
Sept. 26, 2008 Rep. Bobby Scott to Hold Forum on Voting Rights in Preparation for the 2008 Election
May 21, 2008 Introduction of the Resolution to Replace the Ashcroft FBI Guidelines With the Levi FBI Guidelines
April 15, 2008 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee's Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee - H.R. 3189, The National Security Letters Reform Act of 2007
Feb. 14, 2008 Hearing on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel
Dec. 5, 2007 Genocide Accountability Act of 2007
Dec. 4, 2007 William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2007
Oct. 5, 2007 Letter to the President of the United States, George W. Bush
Feb. 12, 2007 Honoring And Praising The NAACP On The Occasion Of Its 98th Anniversary
Sept. 20, 2006 Federal Election Integrity Act Of 2006
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