Congressman Lamar Smith

Representing the 21st District of Texas
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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.

Apr 18, 2002 Press Release
Congressman Lamar Smith today voted in support of making the tax relief enacted last year permanent, saving individuals and families an average of more than $1,000 a year.
Mar 20, 2002 Press Release

Congressman Lamar Smith today announced Border to Border Communications Inc. in Kerrville will receive a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Internet service grant. The $400,000 USDA grant will be used to implement wireless local Internet access where it currently does not exist. Approximately 130 households and businesses will connect to the service.

Mar 13, 2002 Press Release

Congressman Lamar Smith released the following statement on student visas issued to terrorists:

Mar 1, 2002 Press Release
Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), a taxpayer advocacy organization, this week named Congressman Lamar Smith a Hero of the Taxpayer. The award was presented in a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol.

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