Scott (Scott) DesJarlais (R-USH04)
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Capitol: 202.225.6831
FAX: 202.226.5172
District: 931.962.3180
Representative
Room 2304 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-4204

Residence: South Pittsburg, TN
Elected: 2010    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Amy   DOB: 2/21/1964
Committee Assignments
Co-ChairCongressional Range and Testing Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight and Department Operations
FC MemberCongressional Chicken Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Skin Cancer Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine
MemberHouse Committee on Agriculture
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces
FC MemberMalaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Border Security Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Aluminum Caucus
FC MemberSecond Amendment Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Directed Energy Caucus
FC MemberGOP Doctors Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
FC MemberArthritis Caucus
FC MemberHouse Freedom Caucus
FC MemberHouse Manufacturing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Taiwan Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Armed Services
FC MemberCongressional Manufactured Housing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Boating Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Study Committee (RSC)
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Counties Representing
Bedford / Bledsoe / Bradley / Franklin / Grundy / Lincoln / Marion / Marshall / Maury / Meigs / Moore / Rhea / Rutherford / Sequatchie / Van Buren / Warren

Bio

Tennesseans in the state's Fourth Congressional District first elected Scott DesJarlais to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. He is currently serving his sixth term in Congress.

In Washington, Congressman DesJarlais has built a reputation as a conservative leader. He is consistently rated as one of the most effective conservatives in Congress by groups like Heritage, the American Conservative Union and Americans for Prosperity. Additionally, Congressman DesJarlais has received an "A" rating from the National Rifle Association, and an "A" rating from Numbers USA, a leading organization seeking to stop illegal immigration.

Congressman DesJarlais has a proven track record of fighting for policies that will enforce fiscal discipline in Washington, strengthen our nation's economy, and end the flow of illegal immigration. While in Congress he has voted to cut income taxes and wasteful spending, balance the budget, repeal ObamaCare, and reform the food stamp program to help Tennesseans gain employment.

Congressman DesJarlais' legislation allowing members of the military to carry firearms at recruiting stations, which he introduced in response to the Chattanooga terrorist attack that claimed the lives of four U.S. Marines and a sailor, became law in 2016.

Congressman DesJarlais serves on two committees, where he addresses issues important to his constituents. These are- The House Committee on Armed Services The House Committee on Agriculture Congressman DesJarlais is also a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, as well as the GOP Doctors Caucus and Border Security Caucus.

Congressman DesJarlais earned degrees in Chemistry and Psychology and a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of South Dakota. He and his wife Amy have three children- Tyler, Ryan and Maggie. The DesJarlais family attends the Epiphany Episcopal Church in Sherwood, Tennessee, where Amy grew up.