Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

District 18 - Representative Sheila Jackson Lee - D
2187 Rayburn Building
Washington, DC 20515
(202) 225-3816 Phone
(202) 225-3317 Fax
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Committees:

  • BUDGET;
  • HOMELAND SECURITY (Subs: Counterterrorism & Intelligence; Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Protection);
  • JUDICIARY (Subs: Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security & Investigations (Ranking Member); Immigration & Border Security)

Voting Record:

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

  • 2003 - HR 192 - Microcredit - passed voice vote

  • 2004 - HR 3818 - Microcredit auth - cosponsor

  • 2004 - HR 4061 - Orphans & vulnerable children - cosponsor

  • 2004 - signed Microcredit sign-on letter

  • 2004 - Agreed to go to World Bank mtg w/ Wolfensohn

  • 2004 - signed AIDS funding sign-on letter

  • 2005 - signed Debt Relief sign-on letter

  • 2005 - signed TB funding sign-letter

  • 2005 - signed Leach/Lowey G-8 summit sign-on letter

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

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

  • 2005 - signed Smith/Holt World Bank microcredit sign-on letter

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

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

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

  • 2007 - HR 1302 - Global Poverty Act - cosponsor

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

  • 2007 - HR 1514 - Savings for Working Families Act - cosponsor

  • 2007 - HR 1567 - Stop TB Now Act - cosponsor

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

  • 2007 - HR 1801 - Muhammad Yunus Congressional Gold Medal - cosponsor

  • 2007 - HR 2266 - United Stated Commitment to Global Child Survival - cosponsor

  • 2007 - HR 2092 - Education for All Act - cosponsor

  • 2007 - HR 2129 - Feeding America's Families Act - cosponsor

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

  • 2007 - HR 3014 - Health Equity and Accountability Act- cosponsor

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

  • 2007 - signed Lee/Shays AIDS funding sign-on letter to Appropriations

  • 2007 - signed Holt World Bank Microcredit meeting sign-on letter

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

  • 2007 - signed Holt/Carter World Bank Microcredit meeting letter to Zoellick

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

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

  • 2007 - signed Payne letter requesting Senate TB funding level of $200m

  • 2007 - attended World Bank Microcredit meeting with Zoellick

  • 2007 - wrote letter to World Bank President Zoellick on education

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

  • 2007 - signed Payne/McCau World Bank Tuberculosis sign on letter to Zoellick

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

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

  • 2008 - HR 2419 - Farm Bill - passed/veto override/revote - Yea/Yea/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 - cosponsor - Yea / yea on Senate version

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

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

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

  • 2008 - HRes 1268 - House sense on foreign assistance as critical to security - cosponsor

  • 2008/07/11 - signed Payne letter requesting $550m for global TB programs

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

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

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

  • 2009 - HR 2000 - Muhammad Yunus Gold medal - cosponsor
  • 2009 - HR 4154 - Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers & Small Businesses Act - Yea
  • 2009 - S.Con.Res.13 - Congressional Budget Resolution - Yea
  • 2009/06/12 - signed Payne/Young letter requesting $650 for bilateral TB programs
  • 2009/07/07 - signed Adam Smith letter requesting Obama champion Global Fund for Education to G-8
  • 2009/10/22 - signed Lee/Inglis/Payne letter to Obama for $1.75B GFATM in FY11
  • 2010 - HR 3590 - Patient Protection and Affordable Health Act - Yea
  • 2010 - HR 4594 - To combat international violence against women and girls - cosponsor
  • 2010 - HRES 1155 - Commending the progress made by anti-tuberculosis programs - cosponsor
  • 2010 - S 3307 - Healthy Hungry Free Kids Act of 2010 -Yea

  • 2010 - HR 4853 - Middle Class Tax Relief Act of 2010 - Yea/Nay
  • 2010/02/01 - signed letter to Treasury Secretary Geithner about debt cancellation for Haiti
  • 2010/07/22 - sign Lee letter urging President Obama to support $6B over 3 years for the GFATM
  • 2011/05/19 - signed Payne/Young letter requesting Foreign Operation support $650m for global TB
  • 2011/05/27 - signed Van Hollen letter urging USAID to support $450m over 3 years for GAVI
  • 2011/07/15 - signed Rush/Smith/Payne letter urging USAID to focus micro-finance on poorest, women, Sub-Saharan Africa with savings led programs
  • 2011/07/22 - signed Lee/Payne/Waxman letter to Foreign Ops supporting $1.3b for GFATM
  • 2011/10/26 - signed Schakowsky letter to Sec. of State Clinton to support $375m / 3 year pledge to Global Partnership for Education
  • 2012/03/14 - signed Kildee/Platts Head Start/child care letter
  • 2012/03/15 - signed Conyers letter to administration in support of Jeff Sachs for World Bank President
  • 2012/03/20 - signed Lee letter to Appropriations requesting support for GFATM and global AIDS programs
  • 2012/03/20 - signed Reichert/McCollum/Schnock/Capps letter to Appropriations requesting support for maternal and child health programs
  • 2012/09/13 - signed Schakowsky letter to Sec. of State Clinton to support $125m in FY13 to Global Partnership for Education
  • 2012/11/13 - HR 6588 - To award a Congressional Gold Medal to Malala Yousafzai - author
  • 2012/11/14 - HR 2705 - Education for All Act - cosponsor
  • 2013/01/03 - HR 60 - To award a Congressional Gold Medal to Malala Yousafzai - author
  • 2013/04/12 - signed Lee letter to Appropriations requesting support for GFATM and global AIDS programs
  • 2013/04/17 - signed McCollum, Reichert, Capps, Schock letter to Foreign Operations in support of Maternal & Child Health and Nutrition programs
  • 2013/06/04 - signed McCollum, Reichert, McGovern, Schock letter to administration requesting pledge for Nutrition for Growth
  • 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- Nay
  • 2013/07/30 - HRes 254 – Global maternal and child nutrition – cosponsor
  • 2013/09/19 - HR 3102 Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act (cuts SNAP $39b)- Nay
  • 2014/01/29 - HR 2642 - Agriculture Act of 2014 = Farm Bill (cuts SNAP $8.6b) - Nay
  • 2014/03/27 - signed Engel, Young, Green $243M Domestic TB letter
  • 2014/04/01 - signed McCollum, Reichert, Capps, Schock Maternal & Child Health “robust” funding letter
  • 2014/05/21 - signed Schakowsky Global Partnership for Education $250 million / 2 year pledge letter to administration
  • 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) - Nay
  • 2014/12/09 - HRes 688 - Supporting vaccines through GAVI Alliance - cosponsor
  • 2015/03/18 - signed Reichert/McCollum/McCaul/Capps/Schock maternal & child health appropriations letter
  • 2015/03/19 - signed Engel/Young/Green bilateral TB appropriations letter
  • 2015/03/19 - signed Lee AIDS appropriations letter
  • 2015/03/24 - signed Reichert/McDermott education appropriations letter
  • 2015/06/12- Trade Adjustment Assistance - Nay / 2015/06/12 Trade Promotion Authority - Yea /
  • 2015/07 - joined International Basic Education Caucus
  • 2015/07 - joined TB Elimination Caucus
  • 2015/07/31- signed Reichert/Lee/McCollum/McCaul letter to Pres. Obama urging maternal & child health funding in FY17 budget
  • 2015/12/17 - HR 2029 - Omnibus tax bill including permanent extension or critical EITC/CTC provisions - Nay
  • 2016/03/16 - signed Reichert/McCollum/McCaul/Capps/Ross/Lee Maternal & Child Health appropriations letter
  • 2016/03/16 - signed Lee Global Fund and PEPFAR appropriations letter
  • 2016/03/16 - signed Reichert/ McDermott Basic Education / GPE appropriations letter
  • 2016/03/17 - signed Engel/Young/Green bilateral TB appropriations letter
  • 2016/11/15 - HR 3706 - Reach Every Mother and Child Act - cosponsor
  • 2017/03/27 - signed Reichert/Lee/McCaul/Ross/Bera Maternal & Child Health robust funding letter to Foreign Ops
  • 2017/03/28 - signed Lee/Ros-Lehtinen Global Fund & PEPFAR robust funding letter to Foreign Ops
  • 2017/03/28 - signed Reichert/Quigley Basic Education robust funding letter to Foreign Ops
  • HR 1628 - American Health Care Act of 2017 - Nay
  • 2017/09/07 - HR 601 +Harvey Relief + Continuing Resolution + raising debt limit - Yea (signed into law by President Trump)
  • 2017/10/23 - HR 4022 - Reach Every Mother and Child Act - cosponsor


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