Representative Lamar Smith

District 21- Representative Lamar Smith -  R

2409 Rayburn House Office Building 
Washington, DC 20515
ph: 202-225-4236
fax: 202-225-8628
email him
email meeting.request@mail.house.gov to schedule a meeting

Committees:

  • HOMELAND SECURITY (Subs: Border & Maritime Security);
  • JUDICIARY(Subs: Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet; Immigration & Border Security);
  • SCIENCE, SPACE & TECHNOLOGY (Chair)

Voting Record:

  • 2003 - HR 1298 - AIDS, TB, Malaria - Yea

  • 2003 - HR 192 - Microcredit - passed voice vote

  • 2004 - HR 3818 - Microcredit auth - cosponsor

  • 2005 - HR 1409 - Orphans & vulnerable children - Yea

  • 2006 - Brown Amendment +$10m for TB - passed by voice vote

  • 2007 - HR 2 - Fair Minimum Wage Act - Yea

  • 2007 - HR 976 - SCHIP - Nay / Nay after veto / Nay after rewrite

  • 2007 - HR 1429 - Improving Head Start Act - Yea/Yea

  • 2007 - HR 1567 - Stop TB Now Act - passed in House - unanimous consent

  • 2007 - HR 2419 - Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act - Nay

  • 2007 - HR 3162 - Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act - Nay

  • 2007 - Congressional Budget w/ increased domestic discretionary spending - Nay

  • 2007 - Payne Amendment +$50m for TB - passed by voice vote

  • 2007 - YEA on failed LHHS amendment to reduce funding for Global Fund

  • 2007 - LHHS approp. 11/6-Nay 11/15-Nay

  • 2008 - HR 976 - SCHIP - failed 1/23 Nay

  • 2008 - HR 1532 - Comprehensive Tuberculosis Elimination Act - passed into law - unanimous consent

  • 2008 - HR 2419 - Farm Bill - passed/veto override/revote - Yea/Nay/Yea

  • 2008 - HR 5140 - Economic Stimulus - (passed; signed into law) - Yea

  • 2008 - HR 5501 - Tom Lantos & Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Reauthorization Act - passed - Nay / nay on Senate version

  • 2008 - HR 6049 - Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act (extends Child Tax Credit) -  Nay

  • 2008 - HR 6331 - Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act - yea / yea after veto

  • 2008 - HR 6867 - Unemployment Compensation Extension Act - Yea

  • 2008 - signed Holt/Carter World Bank letter with 3 specific microcredit requests

  • 2009 - HR 1 - American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - Nay

  • 2009 - HR 2 - Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act - Nay

  • 2009 - HR 2000 - Muhammad Yunus Gold medal - cosponsor

  • 2009 - HR 4154 - Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers & Small Businesses Act - Nay

  • 2009 - S.Con.Res.13 - Congressional Budget Resolution - Nay

  • 2009/04/01 - signed Holt/Moran letter requesting $500m for microcredit
  • 2010 - HR 3590 - Patient Protection and Affordable Health Act - Nay
  • 2010 - S 3307 - Healthy Hungry Free Kids Act of 2010 - Nay
  • 2010 - HR 4853 - Middle Class Tax Relief Act of 2010 - Nay/Yea
  • 2013/06/19 - HR 1947 Farm Bill Royce Amdt. - failed - allowed for aid to purchase "local" food aid instead of shipping from U.S. farms - Nay
  • 2013/06/20 - HR 1947 Farm Bill - failed - would have cut SNAP- Yea
  • 2013/09/19 - HR 3102 Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act (cuts SNAP $39b) - Yea
  • 2014//01/29 - HR 2642 - Agriculture Act of 2014 = Farm Bill (cuts SNAP $8.6b) - Yea
  • 2014/07/25 - HR 4935 - Child Tax Credit Improvement Act (extends CTC to higher-incomes families but fails to address expiring benefits to low-income families) - Yea
  • 2015/06/12 - Trade Adjustment Assistance - Nay / 2015/06/12 Trade Promotion Authority - Yea /
  • 2015/07/31- signed Reichert/Lee/McCollum/McCaul letter to Pres. Obama urging maternal & child health funding in FY17 budget
  • 2015/12/08 - HR 3706 - Reach Every Mother and Child Act - cosponsor
  • 2015/12/17 - HR 2029 - Omnibus tax bill including permanent extension or critical EITC/CTC provisions - Yea
  • 2016/03/16 - signed Reichert/McCollum/McCaul/Capps/Ross/Lee Maternal & Child Health appropriations letter
  • 2017/03/27 - signed Reichert/Lee/McCaul/Ross/Bera Maternal & Child Health robust funding letter to Foreign Ops 
  • HR 1628 - American Health Care Act of 2017 - Yea
  • 2017/09/07 - HR 601 +Harvey Relief + Continuing Resolution + raising debt limit - Yea (signed into law by President Trump)
  • 2017/11/16 - HR 4022 - Reach Every Mother and Child Act - cosponsor

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