Democrat Senator, 1st Class Sheldon Whitehouse propose new bill S.1128 in the Senate

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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D)
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emission fees, provide tax credits to workers, deliver additional benefits to retired and disabled Americans, and for other purposes.

Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse from the state of RI, along with three cosponsors, introduced bill S.1128 on Apr 10, 2019.

There are currently no amendments. The bill’s cosponsors are all Democrats. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Sheldon Whitehouse Short bio

Sheldon Whitehouse was born on a 1955 in Manhattan.

Sheldon Whitehouse has held a number of positions, including United States senator, Attorney General of Rhode Island and United States senator.

Sheldon Whitehouse Roles in Congress

  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for RI from Jan 2019 to Jan 2021 in the Senate 116th congress. He voted along party lines 92.11 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on the Judiciary, the Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Committee on the Budget, the Committee on Finance, the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe and the United States Caucus on International Narcotics Control. During this period Sheldon Whitehouse missed 0% of the votes, sponsored 16 bills, cosponsored 129 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for RI from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the Senate 115th congress. He voted along party lines 93.95 percent of the time. He served on the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, the United States Caucus on International Narcotics Control, the Special Committee on Aging, the Committee on the Budget, the Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Finance. During this period Sheldon Whitehouse missed 0.67% of the votes, sponsored 41 bills, cosponsored 463 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for RI from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the Senate 114th congress. He voted along party lines 94.81 percent of the time. He served on the United States Caucus on International Narcotics Control, the Special Committee on Aging, the Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, the Committee on the Judiciary, the Committee on the Budget and the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe. During this period Sheldon Whitehouse missed 0.2% of the votes, sponsored 40 bills, cosponsored 284 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for RI from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the Senate 113th congress. He voted along party lines 98 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on the Budget, the Committee on the Judiciary, the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, the Special Committee on Aging and the Committee on Environment and Public Works. During this period Sheldon Whitehouse missed 1.22% of the votes, sponsored 37 bills, cosponsored 333 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for RI from Jan 2011 to Jan 2013 in the Senate 112th congress. He voted along party lines 95.65 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, the Special Committee on Aging, the Committee on the Budget, the Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Committee on the Judiciary. During this period Sheldon Whitehouse missed 0.62% of the votes, sponsored 45 bills, cosponsored 353 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for RI from Jan 2009 to Jan 2011 in the Senate 111th congress. He voted along party lines 96.54 percent of the time. He served on the Special Committee on Aging, the Committee on the Budget, the Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Committee on the Judiciary. During this period Sheldon Whitehouse missed 1.92% of the votes, sponsored 48 bills, cosponsored 360 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for RI from Jan 2007 to Jan 2009 in the Senate 110th congress. He voted along party lines 94.8 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on the Budget, the Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Committee on the Judiciary, the Special Committee on Aging and the Select Committee on Intelligence. During this period Sheldon Whitehouse missed 0.46% of the votes, sponsored 16 bills, cosponsored 393 bills.
Picture of Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D)
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D)

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