Congressman Lamar Smith

Representing the 21st District of Texas
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Sep 12, 2002 Press Release
Congressman Smith commented today on President Bushs speech to the United Nations General Assembly:
Sep 11, 2002 Press Release
Congressman Smith issued the following statement today on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks:
Aug 30, 2002 Press Release

Congressman Lamar Smith announced today the appointment of Anne L. Overby as the new staff assistant for the Kerrville 21st Congressional District office.

Jul 26, 2002 Press Release
Congressman Smith voted today to create a Department of Homeland Security. H.R. 5005, the Homeland Security Act of 2002, closely resembles President Bushs plan to improve the federal governments ability to protect the nation from terrorist attacks.
Jul 25, 2002 Press Release
Congressman Smith voted today for historic corporate accountability legislation to toughen penalties for corporate criminals, provide greater oversight for the accounting profession and increase the volume of information disclosed to investors.

Jul 16, 2002 Press Release
Congressman Smith voted today to strengthen penalties for corporate officials who have engaged in manipulative accounting and other fraudulent practices. H.R. 5118, the Corporate Fraud Accountability Act of 2002, increases penalties for activities like mail and wire fraud and provides additional tools for prosecutors to crack down on corporate criminals.
Jul 15, 2002 Press Release
The House of Representatives today approved H.R. 3482,the Cyber Security Enhancement Act of 2001, by a vote of 385 to 3. Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX), Chairman of the Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee, introduced the legislation.
Jul 12, 2002 Press Release
Congressman Lamar Smith today introduced legislation (H.R. 5114) to earmark $12.3 million for damage repairs to Canyon Lake Dam, its access roads and public use areas caused by recent flooding.
Jul 9, 2002 Press Release
This week, at a luncheon attended by leaders of the Texas high tech community, the Business Software Alliance (BSA) presented Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) with its Cyber Champion Award for his leadership and ongoing commitment to policies that promote a safe and legal online world.
Jul 4, 2002 Press Release
Congressman Lamar Smith issued the following statement Wednesday after 10 counties in the 21st District were declared state disaster areas:

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