Senate: New Bill Introduced by Jon Tester – “A bill to withdraw certain National Forest System land in the Emigrant Crevice area located in the Custer Gallatin National Forest, Park County, Montana, from the mining and mineral leasing laws of the United States, and for other purposes.”

New bill introduced: A bill to withdraw certain National Forest System land in the Emigrant Crevice area located in the Custer Gallatin National Forest, Park County, Montana, from the mining and mineral leasing laws of the United States, and for other purposes.

Democratic Senator Jon Tester from the state of MT, along with just one cosponsor, introduced bill S.60 on Jan 09, 2019.
There are currently no amendments. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Jon Tester Information

Jon Tester was born on a 1956 in Havre.
Jon Tester has held a number of positions, including United States senator, member of the State Senate of Montana and member board of education. He was educated at the University of Great Falls.

Roles in Congress

  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for MT from Jan 2019 to Jan 2021 in the Senate 116th congress. He voted along party lines 100 percent of the time. During this period Jon Tester missed 0% of the votes, sponsored 2 bills , cosponsored 3 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for MT from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the Senate 115th congress. He voted along party lines 87.18 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Indian Affairs, the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. During this period Jon Tester missed 1% of the votes, sponsored 73 bills , cosponsored 334 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for MT from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the Senate 114th congress. He voted along party lines 89.22 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Indian Affairs, the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. During this period Jon Tester missed 0.2% of the votes, sponsored 59 bills , cosponsored 214 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for MT from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the Senate 113th congress. He voted along party lines 94.62 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Indian Affairs, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. During this period Jon Tester missed 1.07% of the votes, sponsored 59 bills , cosponsored 269 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for MT from Jan 2011 to Jan 2013 in the Senate 112th congress. He voted along party lines 90.29 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Indian Affairs, the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. During this period Jon Tester missed 0.62% of the votes, sponsored 62 bills , cosponsored 274 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for MT from Jan 2009 to Jan 2011 in the Senate 111th congress. He voted along party lines 92.11 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, the Committee on Indian Affairs, the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. During this period Jon Tester missed 0.74% of the votes, sponsored 29 bills , cosponsored 212 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for MT from Jan 2007 to Jan 2009 in the Senate 110th congress. He voted along party lines 89.38 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship and the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. During this period Jon Tester missed 1.07% of the votes, sponsored 17 bills , cosponsored 258 bills.
Picture of Sen. Jon Tester (D)
Sen. Jon Tester (D)