House: New Bill Introduced by Filemon Vela – “To authorize certain counter terrorist networks activities of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and for other purposes.To authorize certain counter terrorist networks activities of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and for other purposes.”

To authorize certain counter terrorist networks activities of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and for other purposes.

Democratic Representative Filemon Vela from the state of TX, along with two cosponsors, introduced bill H.R.4578 on Dec 06, 2017.

The bill’s cosponsors comes from both parties with 1 Republicans and 1 Democrats supporting it. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Filemon Vela Information

Filemon Vela was born on a Wednesday February 13, 1963 in Harlingen. He was educated at the Georgetown University.

Filemon VelaRoles in Congress

  • Served as Representative for TX (district 34) from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the House 115th congress. He voted along party lines 90.39 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Agriculture and the Committee on Homeland Security. During this period Filemon Vela missed 1.04% of the votes, sponsored 3 bills , cosponsored 160 bills.
  • Served as Representative for TX (district 34) from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the House 114th congress. He voted along party lines 88.67 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Agriculture and the Committee on Homeland Security. During this period Filemon Vela missed 2.72% of the votes, sponsored 2 bills , cosponsored 145 bills.
  • Served as Representative for TX (district 34) from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the House 113th congress. He voted along party lines 85.54 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Homeland Security and the Committee on Agriculture. During this period Filemon Vela missed 2.52% of the votes, sponsored 3 bills , cosponsored 177 bills.
Picture of Rep. Filemon Vela (D)
Rep. Filemon Vela (D)