Democrat Senator, 1st Class Kyrsten Sinema introduce new legislation S.504 in the Senate

New bill introduced: A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to authorize The American Legion to determine the requirements for membership in The American Legion, and for other purposes.

Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema from the state of AZ, along with thirty-three cosponsors, introduced bill S.504 on Feb 14, 2019. The bill is mainly related to these subjects Military personnel and dependents, Conflicts and wars, Veterans’ organizations and recognition and Armed Forces and National Security. List of 1st Bill Amendments

  • To expand eligibility for membership in The American Legion and to prohibit discrimination with respect to staff positions.
    (read the full text here)
    by Republican Senator Thom Tillis from NC

The bill’s cosponsors comes from both parties with 18 Republicans and 15 Democrats supporting it. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Kyrsten Sinema Short bio

Kyrsten Sinema was born on a 1976 in Tucson.

Kyrsten Sinema has held a number of positions, including United States representative, Member of the Arizona House of Representatives and member of the State Senate of Arizona.

Kyrsten Sinema’s History in Congress

  • Served as Senator, 1st Class for AZ from Jan 2019 to Jan 2021 in the Senate 116th congress. She voted along party lines 72.46 percent of the time. She served on the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, the Special Committee on Aging, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. During this period Kyrsten Sinema missed 10.39% of the votes, sponsored 6 bills, cosponsored 154 bills.
  • Served as Representative for AZ (district 9) from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the House 115th congress. She voted along party lines 78.06 percent of the time. She served on the Committee on Financial Services. During this period Kyrsten Sinema missed 10.07% of the votes, sponsored 15 bills, cosponsored 462 bills.
  • Served as Representative for AZ (district 9) from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the House 114th congress. She voted along party lines 76.43 percent of the time. She served on the Committee on Financial Services. During this period Kyrsten Sinema missed 3.7% of the votes, sponsored 11 bills, cosponsored 276 bills.
  • Served as Representative for AZ (district 9) from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the House 113th congress. She voted along party lines 80.25 percent of the time. She served on the Committee on Financial Services. During this period Kyrsten Sinema missed 2.64% of the votes, sponsored 10 bills, cosponsored 310 bills.
Picture of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D)
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D)

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