Senate: New Bill Introduced by Mitch McConnell – “A bill to increase the minimum age for sale of tobacco products to 21.”

A bill to increase the minimum age for sale of tobacco products to 21.

Republican Senator Mitch McConnell from the state of KY, along with just one cosponsor, introduced bill S.1541 on May 20, 2019.

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 So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Mitch McConnell Basics

Mitch McConnell was born on a 1942 in Tuscumbia.

Mitch McConnell has held a number of positions, including United States senator, Jefferson County Judge/Executive and United States Assistant Attorney General deputy.

Mitch McConnell’s History in Congress

  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 2019 to Jan 2021 in the Senate 116th congress. He voted along party lines 96.58 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Rules and Administration, the Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and the Committee on Appropriations. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 0% of the votes, sponsored 19 bills, cosponsored 19 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the Senate 115th congress. He voted along party lines 97.83 percent of the time. He served on the Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Rules and Administration. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 0% of the votes, sponsored 48 bills, cosponsored 70 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the Senate 114th congress. He voted along party lines 87.05 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Rules and Administration, the Select Committee on Intelligence and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 0% of the votes, sponsored 48 bills, cosponsored 79 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the Senate 113th congress. He voted along party lines 91.74 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Rules and Administration, the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and the Committee on Appropriations. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 0.46% of the votes, sponsored 26 bills, cosponsored 166 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 2011 to Jan 2013 in the Senate 112th congress. He voted along party lines 91.98 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Rules and Administration. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 0% of the votes, sponsored 20 bills, cosponsored 149 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 2009 to Jan 2011 in the Senate 111th congress. He voted along party lines 93.05 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Rules and Administration. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 0.15% of the votes, sponsored 17 bills, cosponsored 74 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 2007 to Jan 2009 in the Senate 110th congress. He voted along party lines 90.85 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Rules and Administration. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 0.15% of the votes, sponsored 33 bills, cosponsored 132 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 2005 to Jan 2007 in the Senate 109th congress. He voted along party lines 95.03 percent of the time. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 0.16% of the votes, sponsored 14 bills, cosponsored 70 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 2003 to Jan 2005 in the Senate 108th congress. He voted along party lines 97.24 percent of the time. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 3.56% of the votes, sponsored 20 bills, cosponsored 60 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 2001 to Jan 2003 in the Senate 107th congress. He voted along party lines 96.49 percent of the time. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 0.95% of the votes, sponsored 29 bills, cosponsored 78 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 1999 to Jan 2001 in the Senate 106th congress. He voted along party lines 95.35 percent of the time. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 0.89% of the votes, sponsored 37 bills, cosponsored 122 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 1997 to Jan 1999 in the Senate 105th congress. He voted along party lines 93.44 percent of the time. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 0.33% of the votes, sponsored 23 bills, cosponsored 119 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 1995 to Jan 1997 in the Senate 104th congress. He voted along party lines 94.2 percent of the time. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 0.33% of the votes, sponsored 27 bills, cosponsored 130 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 1993 to Jan 1995 in the Senate 103rd congress. He voted along party lines 90.34 percent of the time. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 1.65% of the votes, sponsored 13 bills, cosponsored 80 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 1991 to Jan 1993 in the Senate 102nd congress. He voted along party lines 91.22 percent of the time. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 0.55% of the votes.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 1989 to Jan 1991 in the Senate 101st congress. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 0% of the votes.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 1987 to Jan 1989 in the Senate 100th congress. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 0% of the votes.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for KY from Jan 1985 to Jan 1987 in the Senate 99th congress. During this period Mitch McConnell missed 0% of the votes.
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Sen. Mitch McConnell (R)