Jeff Merkley (D) introduce new legislation in Senate “A resolution requesting a statement under section 502B(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 wit…”

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Sen. Jeff Merkley (D)

A resolution requesting a statement under section 502B(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 with respect to violations of human rights by the Government of Saudi Arabia.

Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley from the state of OR, along with eight cosponsors, introduced bill S.RES.169 on Apr 11, 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 So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Jeff Merkley Basics

Jeff Merkley was born on a 1956 in Myrtle Creek.

Jeff Merkley has held a number of positions, including United States senator, member of the Oregon House of Representatives and speaker Oregon House of Representatives.

Roles in Congress

  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for OR from Jan 2019 to Jan 2021 in the Senate 116th congress. He voted along party lines 84.42 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Foreign Relations, the Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Committee on the Budget and the Committee on Appropriations. During this period Jeff Merkley missed 0% of the votes, sponsored 27 bills, cosponsored 171 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for OR from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the Senate 115th congress. He voted along party lines 83.87 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on the Budget, the Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Committee on Foreign Relations. During this period Jeff Merkley missed 1.67% of the votes, sponsored 69 bills, cosponsored 487 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for OR from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the Senate 114th congress. He voted along party lines 92.15 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, the Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Committee on the Budget. During this period Jeff Merkley missed 1% of the votes, sponsored 37 bills, cosponsored 268 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for OR from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the Senate 113th congress. He voted along party lines 96.61 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on the Budget, the Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. During this period Jeff Merkley missed 1.22% of the votes, sponsored 37 bills, cosponsored 288 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for OR from Jan 2011 to Jan 2013 in the Senate 112th congress. He voted along party lines 93.32 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, the Committee on the Budget, the Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. During this period Jeff Merkley missed 1.44% of the votes, sponsored 37 bills, cosponsored 302 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for OR from Jan 2009 to Jan 2011 in the Senate 111th congress. He voted along party lines 95.25 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on the Budget, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, the Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. During this period Jeff Merkley missed 0.59% of the votes, sponsored 23 bills, cosponsored 304 bills.
Picture of Sen. Jeff Merkley (D)
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D)

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