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Congressman Al Lawson from Florida

Profile for Congressman Al Lawson from Florida

Congressman Al  Lawson
Democrat
Next Election: 2020
Al Lawson
Florida
202-225-0123
District: 5
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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

Latest Votes:

Mar 3 2021

Voted Yes On Passage on HR1

For the People Act

Mar 3 2021

Voted No On Motion to Recommit on HR1

For the People Act

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $679,133
Individual $228,433
PAC & SuperPac $448,300
Disbursements: $716,894
Individual Refunds $0
Committee Refunds $0
Debts Owed $40,353
Cash on Hand $14,672

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

hres1088 - Aug 18 2020

Urging the Secretary of the Interior to approve the designation of James Weldon Johnson Park in Jacksonville, Florida as part of the National Park Service's African American Civil Rights Network.

House Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
26

hr6423 - Mar 31 2020

To provide for a temporary debt collection moratorium during the COVID-19 emergency period, and for other purposes.

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr5287 - Dec 3 2019

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.

House Education and Labor Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr5013 - Nov 8 2019

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.

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr5013 - Nov 8 2019

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.

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr4989 - Nov 5 2019

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.

House Education and Labor

Cosponsors
1

hr4446 - Sep 20 2019

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

House Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
10

hr4121 - Jul 30 2019

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.

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr3809 - Jul 17 2019

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.

House Education and Labor

Cosponsors
8

hr3745 - Jul 12 2019

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.

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
15

hr3614 - Jul 2 2019

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

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr2036 - Apr 2 2019

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

House Education and Labor

Cosponsors
0

hres213 - Mar 11 2019

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

House Oversight and Reform Committee

Cosponsors
12

hres168 - Mar 4 2019

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.

House Education and Labor

Cosponsors
0

hr1406 - Feb 27 2019

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

House Agriculture Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr1406 - Feb 27 2019

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

House Agriculture Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr6749 - Sep 7 2018

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

House Education and the Workforce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr6367 - Jul 13 2018

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.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr6367 - Jul 13 2018

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.

House Small Business Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr6367 - Jul 13 2018

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.

House Small Business Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr5122 - Feb 27 2018

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.

House Agriculture Committee

Cosponsors
6

hr5005 - Feb 13 2018

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.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
22

hr5005 - Feb 13 2018

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.

House Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
22

hr5005 - Feb 13 2018

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.

House Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
19

hr4662 - Dec 15 2017

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.

House Education and the Workforce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr4409 - Nov 15 2017

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.

House Budget Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr3815 - Sep 21 2017

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

House Agriculture Committee

Cosponsors
2

hr3749 - Sep 12 2017

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.

House Education and the Workforce Committee

Cosponsors
23

hr3638 - Aug 1 2017

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Kings Road in Jacksonville, Florida, as the "Rutledge Pearson Post Office Building".

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
26

hr3638 - Aug 1 2017

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Kings Road in Jacksonville, Florida, as the 'Rutledge Pearson Post Office Building'.

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Cosponsors
20

hr3638 - Aug 1 2017

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Kings Road in Jacksonville, Florida, as the "Rutledge Pearson Post Office Building".

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Cosponsors
26

hr3638 - Aug 1 2017

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Kings Road in Jacksonville, Florida, as the "Rutledge Pearson Post Office Building".

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
26

hr3638 - Aug 1 2017

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Kings Road in Jacksonville, Florida, as the "Rutledge Pearson Post Office Building".

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
26

hr3638 - Aug 1 2017

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Kings Road in Jacksonville, Florida, as the "Rutledge Pearson Post Office Building".

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
26

hr3638 - Aug 1 2017

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Kings Road in Jacksonville, Florida, as the "Rutledge Pearson Post Office Building".

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
26

hr3638 - Aug 1 2017

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Kings Road in Jacksonville, Florida, as the "Rutledge Pearson Post Office Building".

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
26

hr3638 - Aug 1 2017

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Kings Road in Jacksonville, Florida, as the "Rutledge Pearson Post Office Building".

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
26

hr3638 - Aug 1 2017

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Kings Road in Jacksonville, Florida, as the "Rutledge Pearson Post Office Building".

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
26

hr3345 - Jul 20 2017

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a small business start-up tax credit for veterans creating businesses in underserved communities.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
23

hr3346 - Jul 20 2017

To provide for the refinancing and recalculation of certain Federal student loans, and for other purposes.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
0