New bill introduced in Senate titled “A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to designate certain medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs as health professional shortage areas, and for other purposes.”

New bill introduced: A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to designate certain medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs as health professional shortage areas, and for other purposes.

Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar from the state of MN, along with just one cosponsor, introduced bill S.95 on Jan 10, 2019.
There are currently no amendments. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Amy Klobuchar Short bio

Amy Klobuchar was born on a 1960 in Plymouth.
Amy Klobuchar has held a number of positions, including United States senator, county attorney and United States senator.

Roles in Congress

  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for MN from Jan 2019 to Jan 2021 in the Senate 116th congress. She voted along party lines 100 percent of the time. During this period Amy Klobuchar missed 0% of the votes, sponsored 4 bills , cosponsored 11 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for MN from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the Senate 115th congress. She voted along party lines 95.47 percent of the time. She served on the Joint Committee on Printing, the Joint Committee on the Library, the Joint Economic Committee, the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Rules and Administration. During this period Amy Klobuchar missed 0.5% of the votes, sponsored 92 bills , cosponsored 590 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for MN from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the Senate 114th congress. She voted along party lines 94.13 percent of the time. She served on the Joint Economic Committee, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, the Committee on Rules and Administration, the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. During this period Amy Klobuchar missed 1.59% of the votes, sponsored 68 bills , cosponsored 303 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for MN from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the Senate 113th congress. She voted along party lines 98.62 percent of the time. She served on the Joint Economic Committee, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, the Committee on Rules and Administration, the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. During this period Amy Klobuchar missed 0.76% of the votes, sponsored 78 bills , cosponsored 375 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for MN from Jan 2011 to Jan 2013 in the Senate 112th congress. She voted along party lines 93.2 percent of the time. She served on the Joint Economic Committee, the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the Committee on the Judiciary. During this period Amy Klobuchar missed 0.41% of the votes, sponsored 96 bills , cosponsored 330 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for MN from Jan 2009 to Jan 2011 in the Senate 111th congress. She voted along party lines 90.91 percent of the time. She served on the Joint Economic Committee, the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, the Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Committee on the Judiciary. During this period Amy Klobuchar missed 0.89% of the votes, sponsored 76 bills , cosponsored 328 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for MN from Jan 2007 to Jan 2009 in the Senate 110th congress. She voted along party lines 93.85 percent of the time. She served on the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, the Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Joint Economic Committee. During this period Amy Klobuchar missed 1.07% of the votes, sponsored 29 bills , cosponsored 295 bills.
Picture of Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D)

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