Jim (Jim) R. Langevin (D-USH02)
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Capitol: 202.225.2735
FAX: 202.225.5976
District: 401.732.9400
District FAX: 401.737.2982
Room 2077 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-3902

Residence: Warwick, RI
Elected: 2000    Next Election: 2020
DOB: 4/22/1964
Committee Assignments
Co-ChairBipartisan Disabilities Caucus (BDC)
Co-ChairCongressional Cyber Security Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Career and Technical Education Caucus (CTE)
Co-ChairCongressional Directed Energy Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus on Foster Youth
FC MemberCongressional Structured Settlements Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Submarine Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Robotics Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Armed Services
FC MemberSemiconductor Caucus
FC MemberLyme Disease Caucus
FC MemberTask Force on Anti-Terrorism and Proliferation Financing
FC MemberCongressional Hidden Heroes Caucus for Military and Veteran Caregivers
FC MemberHealthcare Innovation Task Force
FC MemberCongressional Pre-K Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Medical Technology Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Shellfish Caucus
FC MemberHouse Aerospace Caucus
FC MemberCongressional High-Performance Buildings Caucus
FC MemberNortheast-Midwest Congressional Coalition (NEMW)
FC MemberAir Force Caucus (House)
FC MemberCongressional United Kingdom (UK) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Ukraine Caucus
FC MemberNational Heritage Area Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Adult Literacy Caucus
FC MemberDemocratic Israel Working Group
FC MemberCongressional Navy and Marine Corps Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Dairy Farmers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Portuguese American Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Coalition for Combating Anti-Semitism
FC MemberGerman-American Caucus
FC MemberCongressional STEAM Caucus
FC MemberHouse Oceans Caucus
FC MemberThe Law Enforcement Caucus
FC MemberArthritis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Community Health Center Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Army Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Shipbuilding Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Coast Guard Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues
FC MemberCongressional Humanities Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Taiwan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Wine Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Boating Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Armenian Issues
FC MemberCongressional Mental Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Internet Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus (ATR)
FC MemberCongressional Brain Injury Task Force
FC MemberCongressional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education Caucus [STEM Caucus]
FC MemberCongressional Historic Preservation Caucus
FC MemberNational Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
FC MemberCoalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE)
FC MemberCongressional Nursing Caucus
FC MemberSustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)
FC MemberCongressional Fire Services Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Coalition on Adoption
FC MemberCongressional Multiple Sclerosis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Heart and Stroke Coalition
FC MemberUSO Congressional Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Competitiveness in Entertainment Technology (E-Tech Caucus)
FC MemberRenewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
FC MemberBicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
FC MemberExpand Social Security Caucus (House)
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Equality Caucus
Counties Representing
Kent / Providence / Washington


Congressman Jim Langevin (LAN'-jih-vin) is a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, where he is the Ranking Member of the Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee, and of the House Committee on Homeland Security. A national leader on securing our nation's technology infrastructure against cyber threats, Langevin co-founded the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus to increase awareness around the issue and co-chaired the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th Presidency, which made policy recommendations to President Obama.

As co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Career and Technical Education Caucus, Langevin advocates to improve and increase access to training that gives students and workers the skills that best fit the needs of expanding industries. He has successfully fought for strong CTE funding under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act and, in Rhode Island, has worked to foster employer-educator partnerships and career training programs across a variety of career fields.

A voice for those facing serious challenges, Langevin championed passage of a bipartisan bill to expand services for families caring for their elderly and disabled loved ones and authored a breakthrough law to protect foster youth. He is a strong advocate for inclusion and independence for people with disabilities, and helped pass the ADA Amendments Act that strengthened the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Langevin was inspired to enter public service by the tremendous outpouring of support he received during the most challenging time of his life, after a gun accident paralyzed him at age 16 and left him a quadriplegic. He is driven by a belief that everyone deserves a fair opportunity to make the most of their talents.

After serving as secretary for the state's Constitutional Convention in 1986, Langevin won election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives, and in 1994, became the nation's youngest Secretary of State. His leadership resulted in reforms to Rhode Island's outdated election system and a landmark report documenting widespread violations of the state's Open Meetings Law. He served in that role until winning election to Congress in 2000.

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