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Congressman Al Lawson from Florida

Profile for Congressman Al Lawson from Florida

Congressman Al  Lawson
Democrat
Florida
202-225-0123
District: 5

Next Election: 2020

Missed 4 Votes

Absent for 9% of Votes

Votes with Party 95%

Seniority: 4

Latest Votes:

Feb 26 2020

Voted Not Voting On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended on HR2490

To amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, ...

Feb 26 2020

Voted Not Voting On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass on HR4852

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Latest Announcements:

Nov 18 2019 - 10:10 AM

Rep. Al Lawson Introduces the Access to AEDs Act in Memory of Rafe Maccarone

Nov 15 2019 - 11:09 AM

Rep. Al Lawsons Bill to Protect Small Businesses from Harassment by Debt Collectors Passes Committee

Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $679,133
Individual $228,433
PAC & SuperPac $448,300
Disbursements: $716,894
Individual Refunds $0
Committee Refunds $0
Debts owed $41,850
Cash on Hand $14,672

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Bills Sponsored:

Dec 3 2019

hr5287

House Education and Labor Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to prohibit debt collectors from collecting on certain Federal student loan debt when the borrower would not be required to make payments under an income-driven repayment plan, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and 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. - Dec 3 2019

Nov 8 2019

hr5013

House Financial Services Committee

0 cosponsors

To apply the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to small businesses to the same extent as such Act applies to consumers, to require the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection to define "small business" for purposes of such Act, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. - Nov 8 2019

Nov 5 2019

hr4989

House Education and Labor

1 cosponsors

To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award a grant to a health care organization to promote student access to defibrillation in elementary and secondary schools, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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. - Nov 5 2019

Sep 20 2019

hr4446

House Veterans' Affairs Committee

10 cosponsors

To designate the POW/MIA Memorial and Museum in Jacksonville, Florida, as the National POW/MIA Memorial and Museum, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. - Oct 2 2019

Jul 30 2019

hr4121

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

3 cosponsors

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to enhance Social Security benefits and maintain the commitment and the long-term solvency of the Social Security program.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials. - Jul 31 2019

Jul 17 2019

hr3809

House Education and Labor

8 cosponsors

To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to expand the eligibility of students to participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, 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. - Jul 17 2019

Jul 12 2019

hr3745

House Financial Services Committee

15 cosponsors

To provide physical standards and reform the inspection process for housing assisted under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. - Jul 12 2019

Jul 2 2019

hr3614

House Financial Services Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to ban the use of credit information for most employment decisions, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. - Jul 2 2019

Apr 2 2019

hr2036

House Education and Labor

0 cosponsors

To provide protections for amateur and professional athletes, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. - Apr 2 2019

Mar 11 2019

hres213

House Oversight and Reform Committee

12 cosponsors

Supporting the goals and ideals of National Women Veterans Recognition Week.

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. - Mar 11 2019

Mar 4 2019

hres168

House Education and Labor

0 cosponsors

Expressing support for designation of March 6, 2019 as "National Beauty and Wellness Education Day" by promoting awareness of the goals and ideas of institutions of higher education that educate the Nation's licensed beauty and wellness professionals.

Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. - Mar 4 2019

Feb 27 2019

hr1406

House Agriculture Committee

1 cosponsors

To extend the jurisdiction of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to include the setting of reference prices for aluminum premiums, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit. - Mar 15 2019

Sep 7 2018

hr6749

House Education and the Workforce Committee

0 cosponsors

To provide protections for amateur and professional athletes, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. - Sep 7 2018

Jul 13 2018

hr6367

House Small Business Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend the Small Business Act to specify what credit is given for certain subcontractors and to provide a dispute process for non-payment to subcontractors, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business. - Sep 26 2018

Feb 27 2018

hr5122

House Agriculture Committee

6 cosponsors

To amend the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 to provide mandatory funding for grants to upgrade agricultural and food sciences facilities at 1890 land-grant colleges, including Tuskegee University.

Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture. - Feb 27 2018

Feb 13 2018

hr5005

House Natural Resources Committee

19 cosponsors

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the birthplace of James Weldon Johnson in Jacksonville, Florida, as a unit of the National Park System.

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources. - Jun 6 2018

Dec 15 2017

hr4662

House Education and the Workforce Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to exclude the income and assets of dependent students in the calculation of the expected family contribution for such students.

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. - Dec 15 2017

Nov 15 2017

hr4409

House Budget Committee

0 cosponsors

Making supplemental appropriations for the Army Corps of Engineers for flood control projects and storm damage reduction projects in areas affected by flooding in the city of Jacksonville, Florida, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the - Nov 15 2017

Sep 21 2017

hr3815

House Agriculture Committee

2 cosponsors

To amend of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make grants to carry out gleaning projects.

Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture. - Sep 21 2017

Sep 12 2017

hr3749

House Education and the Workforce Committee

23 cosponsors

To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide for a standard medical expense deduction under the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case - Sep 12 2017