Congressman Lamar Smith

Representing the 21st District of Texas
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Jun 18, 2002 Press Release
Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) today announced his newly redesigned official Web site: http://lamarsmith.house.gov The site replaces the previous design launched in 1999.
Jun 6, 2002 Press Release
Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX), Chairman of the Judiciary Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Subcommittee issued the following statement today in response to the announcement of a newly proposed Department of Homeland Security:
Jun 6, 2002 Press Release
Congressman Smith voted today for the Permanent Death Tax Repeal Act of 2002 (H.R. 2143) to ensure that relief from the death tax enacted last year wont expire in 2011.
Jun 5, 2002 Press Release
Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) voted today in favor of legislation to increase funding for the National Science Foundation (NSF). HR 4664, the Investing in Americas Future Act, places the NSF on a track to double the agencys budget in five years. The bill passed by a vote of 397 to 25. Congressman Smith delivered the following remarks during debate of the bill:
May 31, 2002 Press Release
Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. District Courts ruling on the Children's Internet Protection Act:
May 8, 2002 Press Release
Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) voted today to tighten security along Americas borders. H.R. 3525, the Enhanced Border Security Act and Visa Entry Reform Act of 2002, passed the House by a vote of 411 to 0.
May 8, 2002 Press Release
The House Judiciary Committee today approved H.R. 3482, the "Cyber Security Enhancement Act of 2001," by voice vote. Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX), Chairman of the Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee introduced the legislation.
May 1, 2002 Press Release
Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) issued the following statement today in support of legislation to place the National Science Foundation (NSF) on a track to double the agencys budget in five years:
May 1, 2002 Press Release
Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX), Chairman of the Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee, has introduced H.R. 4623, the Child Obscenity and Pornography Prevention Act of 2002. The legislation strengthens the laws against child pornography.
Apr 18, 2002 Press Release

Congressman Lamar Smith today voted for the FY 2003 Budget resolution. 


We are a nation at war against terrorism, Congressman Smith said.  This budget supplies the needed resources for continued success by providing the largest increase in 20 years for national defense.

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