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Congressman Peter DeFazio from Oregon

Profile for Congressman Peter DeFazio from Oregon

Congressman Peter A. DeFazio
Democrat
Oregon
202-225-6416
District: 4

Next Election: 2020

Missed 6 Votes

Absent for 14% of Votes

Votes with Party 95%

Seniority: 34

Latest Votes:

Oct 17 2019

Voted Yes On Passage on HR1815

SEC Disclosure Effectiveness Testing Act

Oct 17 2019

Voted No On Agreeing to the Amendment on HR1815

Wagner of Missouri Part B Amendment No. 3

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Latest Announcements:

Oct 16 2019 - 7:58 PM

DeFazio Questions Practices of Ride Hailing Industry in Committee Hearing

Oct 15 2019 - 6:31 PM

Chair DeFazio Urges DOT IG to Investigate Reports of Secretary Chaos Conflicts of Interest

Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $1,791,345
Individual $742,170
PAC & SuperPac $1,044,920
Disbursements: $1,388,448
Individual Refunds $2,311
Committee Refunds $4,000
Debts owed $0
Cash on Hand $1,115,826

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Bills Sponsored:

Sep 12 2019

hr4306

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

1 cosponsors

To require the Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration to conduct an evaluation of the safety, security, and environmental risks of transporting liquefied natural gas by rail, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials. - Sep 13 2019

Sep 10 2019

hr4263

House Ways and Means Committee

13 cosponsors

To prohibit importation of certain products of Brazil, to prohibit certain assistance to Brazil, and to prohibit negotiations to enter into a free trade agreement with Brazil.

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. - Sep 10 2019

Jul 9 2019

hr3632

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

65 cosponsors

To ensure that authorizations issued by the Secretary of Transportation to foreign air carriers do not undermine labor rights or standards, and for other purposes.

Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote. - Sep 20 2019

Jun 21 2019

hr3409

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

3 cosponsors

To authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. - Jul 25 2019

Jun 5 2019

hr3101

House Agriculture Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to increase the maximum Federal Pell Grant amount, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. - Jun 5 2019

Jun 5 2019

hr3102

House Ways and Means Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve loans, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. - Jun 5 2019

May 23 2019

hr2983

House Education and Labor

0 cosponsors

To provide for the establishment of the United States Employee Ownership Bank, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. - May 23 2019

May 1 2019

hr2440

House Budget Committee

21 cosponsors

To provide for the use of funds in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for the purposes for which the funds were collected and to ensure that funds credited to the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund are used to support navigation, and for other purposes.

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 100. - Jul 2 2019

Apr 29 2019

hr2382

House Oversight and Reform Committee

3 cosponsors

To amend title 5, United States Code, to repeal the requirement that the United States Postal Service prepay future retirement benefits, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. - Apr 29 2019

Apr 10 2019

hr2197

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

3 cosponsors

To amend the John F. Kennedy Center Act to authorize appropriations for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management. - Apr 11 2019

Feb 13 2019

hr1171

House Homeland Security Committee

32 cosponsors

To amend title 49, United States Code, to ensure that revenues collected from passengers as aviation security fees are used to help finance the costs of aviation security screening by repealing a requirement that a portion of such fees be credited as offsetting receipts and deposited in the general fund of the Treasury.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security. - Mar 4 2019

Jan 30 2019

hr876

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

2 cosponsors

To direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to carry out a plan for the purchase and installation of an earthquake early warning system for the Cascadia Subduction Zone, and for other purposes.

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. - Feb 7 2019

Jul 18 2018

hr6414

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend title 23, United States Code, to extend the deadline for promulgation of regulations under the tribal transportation self-governance program.

Signed by President. - Aug 14 2018

Jun 6 2018

hr6015

House Ways and Means Committee

4 cosponsors

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the tax on certain global intangible income.

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. - Jun 6 2018

May 17 2018

hr5857

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

26 cosponsors

To protect transportation personnel and passengers from sexual assault and harassment, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. - May 17 2018

Apr 25 2018

hr5611

House Ways and Means Committee

0 cosponsors

To prohibit the importation into the United States of paper products that are not manufactured in accordance with requirements that are at least as stringent as the requirements under the Clean Air Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. - Apr 25 2018

Apr 18 2018

hr5550

House Agriculture Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to increase the maximum Federal Pell Grant amount, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition. - May 22 2018

Apr 18 2018

hr5549

House Ways and Means Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve loans, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration - Apr 18 2018

Mar 15 2018

hr5302

House Ways and Means Committee

8 cosponsors

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide that an individual's entitlement to any benefit thereunder shall continue through the month of his or her death (without affecting any other person's entitlement to benefits for that month) and that such individual's benefit shall be payable for such month only to the extent proportionate to the number of days in such month preceding the date of such individual's death.

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. - Mar 15 2018

Jan 11 2018

hr4766

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

8 cosponsors

To amend title 49, United States Code, to prohibit further extension of requirement to implement positive train control beyond December 31, 2018, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. - Jan 11 2018