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Congressman Steve Cohen from Tennessee

Profile for Congressman Steve Cohen from Tennessee

Congressman Steve  Cohen
Democrat
Tennessee
202-225-3265
District: 9

Next Election: 2020

Missed 1 Votes

Absent for 2% of Votes

Votes with Party 95%

Seniority: 14

Latest Votes:

Mar 13 2020

Voted Yes On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended on HR6201

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Mar 13 2020

Voted Yes On Passage on SJRES68

To direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities against the Islamic Republic of Iran that have not been authorized by Congress

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Latest Announcements:

Apr 9 2020 - 12:30 PM

Congressman Cohen Joins Letter Asking for the Next Congressional Coronavirus Response to Focus on Needs of Minority-Owned Businesses

Apr 8 2020 - 8:18 PM

Congressman Cohen Co-Sponsors Resolution Calling Attention to Disparate Impact of Covid-19 on African Americans

Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $532,415
Individual $158,161
PAC & SuperPac $370,347
Disbursements: $408,227
Individual Refunds $0
Committee Refunds $0
Debts owed $0
Cash on Hand $1,065,860

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Bills Sponsored:

Feb 28 2020

hr6026

House Judiciary Committee

1 cosponsors

To prohibit the destruction of civil rights memorials, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. - Feb 28 2020

Feb 14 2020

hr5915

House Ways and Means Committee

5 cosponsors

To amend the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to repeal a certain disqualification to receive benefits under title IV of the Social Security Act and benefits under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008; and to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide that incarcerated individuals who are scheduled to be released from an institution within 30 days shall be considered to be a household for purposes of such Act.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, 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. - Feb 14 2020

Dec 11 2019

hr5401

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

0 cosponsors

To require aircraft manufacturers to offer or provide non-required safety enhancing equipment of an aircraft without additional charge to an air carrier, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. - Dec 11 2019

Nov 20 2019

hr5195

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

11 cosponsors

To prohibit air carriers from imposing fees that are not reasonable and proportional to the costs incurred by the air carriers, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. - Nov 20 2019

Nov 12 2019

hr5034

House Financial Services Committee

7 cosponsors

To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to prohibit debt collectors from collecting, or attempting to collect, on a debt of a consumer with respect to which the statute of limitations has expired, and for other purposes.

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

Oct 18 2019

hr4751

House Ways and Means Committee

4 cosponsors

To amend title 31, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of the Treasury to regulate tax return preparers.

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. - Oct 18 2019

Sep 20 2019

hr4440

House Judiciary Committee

1 cosponsors

To establish protocols for the investigation of uses of deadly force by Federal law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. - Sep 20 2019

Sep 12 2019

hr4311

House Judiciary Committee

1 cosponsors

To protect consumers from discriminatory State taxes on motor vehicle rentals.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law. - Oct 2 2019

Jul 25 2019

hr3959

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

0 cosponsors

To direct the Secretary of Transportation to issue rules requiring the inclusion of new safety equipment in school buses, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. - Jul 26 2019

Jul 23 2019

hr3902

House Financial Services Committee

1 cosponsors

To provide standards for physical condition and management of housing receiving assistance payments under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937.

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. - Jul 23 2019

Jul 19 2019

hr3862

House Financial Services Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions.

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. - Jul 19 2019

Jul 15 2019

hres490

House Judiciary Committee

9 cosponsors

Condemning and censuring President Donald Trump.

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. - Jul 15 2019

Jul 12 2019

hr3738

House Judiciary Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to establish a grant program for jurisdictions with high rates of violent crime, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. - Aug 6 2019

Jul 10 2019

hr3663

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

2 cosponsors

To establish the complete streets program, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. - Jul 10 2019

Jul 9 2019

hr3646

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

4 cosponsors

To direct the Secretary of Transportation, acting through the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, to revise section 91.145 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, such that the term "sporting" does not limit the types of major events described in such section.

Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. - Jul 9 2019

Jun 24 2019

hr3441

House Judiciary Committee

6 cosponsors

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to allow the Secretary of State to make available to the public records pertaining to the refusal of a visa or permit based on an alien's involvement in a violation of human rights or acts of significant corruption, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. - Jun 24 2019

Jun 18 2019

hr3304

House Judiciary Committee

3 cosponsors

To exempt for an additional 4-year period, from the application of the means-test presumption of abuse under chapter 7, qualifying members of reserve components of the Armed Forces and members of the National Guard who, after September 11, 2001, are called to active duty or to perform a homeland defense activity for not less than 90 days.

Signed by President. - Aug 26 2019

Jun 10 2019

hr3179

House Education and Labor

2 cosponsors

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 regarding proprietary institutions of higher education in order to protect students and taxpayers.

Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. - Jun 10 2019

Jun 5 2019

hr3123

House Ways and Means Committee

9 cosponsors

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for the establishment of supermarkets in certain underserved areas.

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. - Jun 5 2019

May 17 2019

hr2824

House Financial Services Committee

2 cosponsors

To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to require the inclusion of credit scores with free annual credit reports provided to consumers, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. - May 17 2019