Advertisement

107th United States Congress

From Academic Kids

107th U.S. Congress
Duration: January 3, 2001January 3, 2003
House Majority: Republican
Senate Majority: Democratic*
Previous: 106th Congress
Next: 108th Congress

The 107th Congress met from January 3, 2001 to January 3, 2003. Members of the 107th United States Congress as of May 2002:

* - Republicans controlled the chamber for a short period of time. See: U.S. Senate election, 2000.

Contents

1 Members

2 U.S. Territories

Public laws

Missing image
Us_gov_president_bush_sept_20_2001_congress.jpg
President Bush making a speech to a joint session of Congress, regarding the September 11th war on terrorism

The 107th Congress passed a total of 377 public laws. 5764 House and 3181 Senate bills were proposed, as well as 521 House Concurrent Resolutions, 160 Senate Concurrent Resolutions, 125 House Joint Resolutions, 53 Senate Joint Resolutions, 616 House Resolutions, and 368 Senate Resolutions.

The first one, Public Law 107-1, was passed as House Joint Resolution 7 on 6 February 2001 and signed into law on 15 February by President George W. Bush. It recognized Ronald Reagan's 90th birthday.

On 19 December 2002, Bush signed H.R. 5472 into law. This was the final law signed during the 107th Congress. It was the Protection of Family Farmers Act of 2002 and extended the duration of one of the chapters of the bankruptcy code.

Other important legislation of the 107th Congress included:

Members

Alabama

Senators

Representatives

Alaska

Senators

Representative

Arizona

Senators

Representatives

Arkansas

Senators

Representatives

California

Senators

Representatives

Colorado

Senators

Representatives

Connecticut

Senators

Representatives

Delaware

Senators

Representative

Florida

Senators

Representatives

Georgia

Senators

Representatives

Hawaii

Senators

Representatives

Idaho

Senators

Representatives

Illinois

Senators

Representatives

Indiana

Senators

Representatives

Iowa

Senators

Representatives

Kansas

Senators

Representatives

Kentucky

Senators

Representatives

Louisiana

Senators

Representatives

Maine

Senators

Representatives

Maryland

Senators

Representatives

Massachusetts

Senators

Representatives

Michigan

Senators

Representatives

Minnesota

Senators

Representatives

Mississippi

Senators

Representatives

Missouri

Senators

Representatives

Montana

Senators

Representative

Nebraska

Senators

Representatives

Nevada

Senators

Representatives

New Hampshire

Senators

Representatives

New Jersey

Senators

Representatives

New Mexico

Senators

Representatives

New York

Senators

Representatives

North Carolina

Senators

Representatives

North Dakota

Senators

Representative

Ohio

Senators

Representatives

Oklahoma

Senators

Representatives

Oregon

Senators

Representatives

Pennsylvania

Senators

Representatives

Rhode Island

Senators

Representatives

South Carolina

Senators

Representatives

South Dakota

Senators

Representative

Tennessee

Senators

Representatives

Texas

Senators

Representatives

Utah

Senators

Representatives

Vermont

Senators

Representative

Virginia

Senators

Representatives

Washington

Senators

Representatives

West Virginia

Senators

Representatives

Wisconsin

Senators

Representatives

Wyoming

Senators

Representative

U.S. Territories

American Samoa

Delegate

District of Columbia

Delegate

Guam

Delegate

Puerto Rico

Resident Commissioner

Virgin Islands

Delegate

Changes in Membership of the 107th Congress

The House of Representatives

Representative


State and

District

Reason for

Vacancy

Successor
Date of

Election of Successor

Julian Dixon
California, 32nd
Death. Representative Dixon died on December 8, 2000.
Diane Watson June 5, 2001
Bud Shuster Pennsylvania, 9th
Resignation. Representative Shuster resigned on January 31, 2001.
Bill Shuster May 15, 2001
Norman Sisisky Virginia, 4th
Death. Representative Sisisky died on March 30, 2001.
J. Randy Forbes June 19, 2001
Joe Moakley Massachusetts, 9th
Death. Representative Moakley died on May 28, 2001. Stephen F. Lynch
October 16, 2001
Asa Hutchinson Arkansas, 3rd
Resignation. Representative Hutchinson resigned August 5, 2001 to head the Drug Enforcement Agency. John Boozman
November 20, 2001
Joe Scarborough Florida, 1st
Resignation. Representative Scarborough announced his retirement, effective September 6, 2001. Jeff Miller
October 16, 2001
Steve Largent Oklahoma, 1st
Resignation. Representative Largent resigned effective February 15, 2002 to concentrate on his campaign for Governor. John Sullivan
January 8, 20021
Floyd Spence South Carolina, 2nd
Death. Representative Spence died on August 16, 2001. Joe Wilson
December 18, 2001
Jim Traficant Ohio, 17th
Expulsion. Representative Traficant was expelled from the House on July 24, 2002 due to being convicted on 10 counts of bribery, racketeering, and tax evasion. ---
---
Tony Hall Ohio, 3rd
Resignation. Representative Hall resigned on September 9, 2002 after he was appointed to be the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Food & Agricultural Agencies. ---
---

1Representative Sullivan took office to replace Representative Largent on February 27, 2002

The Senate

Senator
State
Reason for

Vacancy

Successor
Date of

Appointment of Successor

Mel Carnahan Missouri
Death. Senator Carnahan died on October 16, 2000 and he was posthumously elected to the United States Senate on November 7, 2000. Jean Carnahan
January 3, 2001
Paul Wellstone Minnesota
Death. Senator Wellstone died in a plane crash on October 25, 2002. Dean Barkley
November 4, 2002
Jean Carnahan Missouri
Inauguration of duely elected Senator. As an appointed Senator (see above), Senator Carnahan searved only until the innauguration of duely elected successor. Jim Talent
November 25, 2002
Phil Gramm Texas
Resignation. Senator Gramm resigned on November 30, 2002 in order to give Senator-elect Cornyn advantageous office space.[1] (http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/resources/pdf/chronlist.pdf) John Cornyn
December 1, 2002


Previous:

106th Congress

United States Congress Next:

108th Congress

Navigation

Academic Kids Menu

  • Art and Cultures
    • Art (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Art)
    • Architecture (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Architecture)
    • Cultures (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Cultures)
    • Music (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Music)
    • Musical Instruments (http://academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/List_of_musical_instruments)
  • Biographies (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Biographies)
  • Clipart (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Clipart)
  • Geography (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Geography)
    • Countries of the World (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Countries)
    • Maps (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Maps)
    • Flags (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Flags)
    • Continents (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Continents)
  • History (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/History)
    • Ancient Civilizations (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Ancient_Civilizations)
    • Industrial Revolution (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Industrial_Revolution)
    • Middle Ages (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Middle_Ages)
    • Prehistory (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Prehistory)
    • Renaissance (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Renaissance)
    • Timelines (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Timelines)
    • United States (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/United_States)
    • Wars (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Wars)
    • World History (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/History_of_the_world)
  • Human Body (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Human_Body)
  • Mathematics (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Mathematics)
  • Reference (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Reference)
  • Science (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Science)
    • Animals (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Animals)
    • Aviation (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Aviation)
    • Dinosaurs (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Dinosaurs)
    • Earth (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Earth)
    • Inventions (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Inventions)
    • Physical Science (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Physical_Science)
    • Plants (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Plants)
    • Scientists (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Scientists)
  • Social Studies (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Social_Studies)
    • Anthropology (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Anthropology)
    • Economics (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Economics)
    • Government (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Government)
    • Religion (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Religion)
    • Holidays (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Holidays)
  • Space and Astronomy
    • Solar System (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Solar_System)
    • Planets (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Planets)
  • Sports (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Sports)
  • Timelines (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Timelines)
  • Weather (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Weather)
  • US States (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/US_States)

Information

  • Home Page (http://academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php)
  • Contact Us (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Contactus)

  • Clip Art (http://classroomclipart.com)
Toolbox
Personal tools