New legislation introduced in Senate titled “A bill to direct the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to conduct coastal community vulnerability assessments related to ocean acidification, and for other purposes.”

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R)

New bill introduced: A bill to direct the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to conduct coastal community vulnerability assessments related to ocean acidification, and for other purposes.

Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski from the state of AK, along with three cosponsors, introduced bill S.778 on Mar 13, 2019.

There are currently no amendments. The bill’s cosponsors comes from both parties with 1 Republicans and 2 Democrats supporting it. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Lisa Murkowski Basics

Lisa Murkowski was born on a 1957 in Ketchikan.

Lisa Murkowski has held a number of positions, including United States senator, Republican Conference Vice-Chair of the United States Senate and lawyer United States District Court for the District of Alaska.

Lisa Murkowski’s Work in Congress

  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for AK from Jan 2019 to Jan 2021 in the Senate 116th congress. She voted along party lines 85.71 percent of the time. She served on the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, the Committee on Indian Affairs and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. During this period Lisa Murkowski missed 12.5% of the votes, sponsored 9 bills, cosponsored 57 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for AK from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the Senate 115th congress. She voted along party lines 92.08 percent of the time. She served on the Committee on Indian Affairs, the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. During this period Lisa Murkowski missed 3.01% of the votes, sponsored 57 bills, cosponsored 257 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for AK from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the Senate 114th congress. She voted along party lines 81.7 percent of the time. She served on the Committee on Indian Affairs, the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. During this period Lisa Murkowski missed 4.18% of the votes, sponsored 82 bills, cosponsored 183 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for AK from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the Senate 113th congress. She voted along party lines 61.8 percent of the time. She served on the Committee on Indian Affairs, the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and the Committee on Appropriations. During this period Lisa Murkowski missed 7.15% of the votes, sponsored 49 bills, cosponsored 237 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for AK from Jan 2011 to Jan 2013 in the Senate 112th congress. She voted along party lines 71.92 percent of the time. She served on the Committee on Indian Affairs, the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. During this period Lisa Murkowski missed 4.93% of the votes, sponsored 53 bills, cosponsored 270 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for AK from Jan 2009 to Jan 2011 in the Senate 111th congress. She voted along party lines 80.72 percent of the time. She served on the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and the Committee on Indian Affairs. During this period Lisa Murkowski missed 5.76% of the votes, sponsored 46 bills, cosponsored 180 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for AK from Jan 2007 to Jan 2009 in the Senate 110th congress. She voted along party lines 79.6 percent of the time. She served on the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, the Committee on Foreign Relations, the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and the Committee on Indian Affairs. During this period Lisa Murkowski missed 2.28% of the votes, sponsored 42 bills, cosponsored 236 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for AK from Jan 2005 to Jan 2007 in the Senate 109th congress. She voted along party lines 91.29 percent of the time. During this period Lisa Murkowski missed 3.88% of the votes, sponsored 41 bills, cosponsored 224 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for AK from Jan 2003 to Jan 2005 in the Senate 108th congress. She voted along party lines 94.2 percent of the time. During this period Lisa Murkowski missed 5.48% of the votes, sponsored 42 bills, cosponsored 182 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for AK from Jan 2001 to Jan 2003 in the Senate 107th congress. She voted along party lines 0 percent of the time. During this period Lisa Murkowski missed 0% of the votes.
Picture of Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R)

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