Representative Adam B. Schiff's Public Statements


Full Name: Adam B. Schiff
Current Office: U.S. House - District 28, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 28
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Eve; 2 Children: Alexa, Elijah
Birth Date: 06/22/1960
Birth Place: Framingham, MA
Home City: Burbank, CA
Religion: Jewish
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Issue Position: Crime 5/27/14 Rep. Schiff Urges Congress to Pass Gun Safety Laws After Isla Vista Shooting -- "What Will It Take to Get Congress Moving on Responsible Gun Safety Laws?" 4/24/14 Rep. Schiff Statement on 99th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination 12/17/13 Washington Post - Military trial in U.S. being considered for Russian detained in Afghanistan 12/11/13 Closing Guantanamo Bay 11/15/13 Letter to President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder - Ron Davis Being Sworn-In to Lead Federal COPS Program 9/17/13 Rep. Schiff -- New Grant for Burbank Will Allow Police Department to Hire Three New Officers 8/02/13 One Year After Oak Creek Attacks, Members of Congress Commend FBI and Department of Justice for Groundbreaking Decision to Begin Tracking Hate Crimes Against Sikh, Hindu and Arab-Americans 4/28/13 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript - Boston Bombers Investigation 4/21/13 GOP Lawmakers Want Boston bombing Suspect treated as "Enemy combatant' 4/17/13 Letter to President Obama - Armenian Genocide Anniversary 3/26/13 Letter to the Office of Management and Budget Acting Director Jeffrey Zients - Tiahrt Amendments 3/21/13 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes 1/24/13 Rep. Schiff Joins Colleagues in Introducing Assault Weapons Ban 1/23/13 Rep. Schiff Introduces Legislation to Crack Down on Straw Purchases of Firearms 12/18/12 House Passes Rep. Schiff Bill to Award Grants to States to Implement DNA Collection for Felony Arrestees 12/18/12 Katie Sepich Enhanced DNA Collection Act of 2012 7/24/12 Letter to Janos Ader, President of the Republic of Hungary, and Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Republic of Hungary - Ladislaus Csizsik-Csatary 5/09/12 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013 11/21/11 Schiff's Familial DNA Language Passes as Part of Conference Report 11/04/11 Schiff Introduces Utilizing DNA Technology to Solve Cold Cases Act of 2011 Bill Would Instruct the FBI to Expand the Availability of Familial DNA Testing 10/19/11 Schiff Statement on Operation Fast and Furious 10/13/11 Letter to Director Robert S. Mueller Federal Bureau of Investigation 9/30/11 Schiff Statement on the Death of Anwar al-Awlaki 7/19/11 Schiff Applauds Licensing Deal with China's Biggest Search Engine, Known for Illegal Downloads 4/04/11 Schiff, Rogers Introduce Legislation to Protect Children from Predators 3/31/11 Faa Reauthorization And Reform Act Of 2011 3/09/11 "Katie's Law" Legislation Introduced in the House of Representatives 2/16/11 Schiff Alarmed, Saddened by Attack on CBS Chief Correspondent Lara Logan 2/15/11 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 1/18/11 Schiff Congratulates the FBI on Eliminating the Backlog of Offender DNA 1/12/11 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Arizona Shooting 1/08/11 Schiff Statement on shooting in Arizona 8/04/10 Legislation Introduced in the House to Permit Familial DNA Searches 5/20/10 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the House Committee on the Judiciary - Rape Kit Backlogs: Failing the Test of Providing Justice to Sexual Assault Survivors 5/18/10 Katie Sepich Enhanced DNA Collection Act Of 2010 5/11/10 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the House Committee on the Judiciary - H.R. 4080, the "Criminal Justice Reinvestment Act of 2009" and H.R. 4055, the "Honest Opportunity Probation with Enforcement (HOPE) Initiative 5/11/10 Letter To The Honorable Eric Holder, Attorney General Of The United States; The Honorable Robert Mueller, Director, Federal Bureau Of Investigation 3/02/10 Commemorating The Sumgait Pogrom 12/10/09 Rep. Schiff Secures Federal Funds To Assist Local Law Enforcement Efforts And Bolster Regional Dna Forensic Technology 11/16/09 Legislation Introduced In House And Senate To Better Manage Prison Population Growth 11/06/09 Schiff, Poe Introduce Legislation Creating Innovative Program To Address Drug Use And Crime 9/30/09 Foreign Evidence Request Efficiency Act Of 2009 9/30/09 Schiff, Bono Mack Praise Passage Of Arson Registry Bill 9/30/09 Schiff Bill To Increase Efficiency In Processing Foreign Evidence Requests For International Criminal Investigations Passes House 9/09/09 Schiff, Bono Mack Call For Swift Passage Of Arson Registry Bill 6/19/09 House Impeaches U.S. District Judge Samuel Kent 6/03/09 Hearing of the House Committee on the Judiciary - The Impeachment of Samuel B. Kent of the Southern District of Texas 5/21/09 Schiff Lauds President Obama's Commitment to Closing Guantanamo Bay Prison