Lloyd (Lloyd) Doggett, II (D-35)

US Representative Lloyd Doggett

Lloyd (Lloyd) Doggett, II (D-35)
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Capitol: 202.225.4865
FAX: 202.225.3073
District: 210.704.1080
Room 2307 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-4335
217 West Travis Street
San Antonio, TX 78205-1421
Residence:Austin, TX

Committee Assignments

ChairmanHouse Subcommittee on Health
FC MemberHouse Reading Caucus
Co-ChairHydrocephalus Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Nordic Countries
FC MemberCongressional Wireless Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Freedom of the Press
Co-ChairCongressional Czech Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan Americans
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Lumber
FC MemberCongressional Gulf Coast Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Osteoporosis Caucus
FC MemberIntelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Caucus
MemberJoint Committee on Taxation
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for the Middle Class
Co-ChairCongressional Songwriters Caucus
FC MemberDistributed Generation Caucus
FC MemberDutch Caucus
Co-ChairWar Powers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Bipartisan Task Force on Nonproliferation
FC MemberTEX-21 Congressional Caucus
FC MemberU.S.-Philippines Friendship Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Ways and Means
FC MemberChildren's Environmental Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Central and Eastern Europe
FC MemberCongressional Friends of Spain Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Georgia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Transparency Caucus
FC MemberSpending Cuts and Deficit Reduction Working Group
FC MemberCongressional Southwestern States Border Caucus
FC MemberTuberculosis Elimination Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Watchdog Caucus
FC MemberHouse Trade Working Group [HTWG]
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Bulgaria
FC MemberCongressional National Landscape Conservation System Caucus [NLCS Caucus]
FC MemberCongressional Community Pharmacy Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Friends of Canada
FC MemberCongressional Friends of Denmark
FC MemberCongressional Missing, Exploited and Runaway Children's Caucus
FC MemberHouse Trails Caucus
FC MemberPopulist Caucus
FC MemberCongressional E-Commerce Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Global Health Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Budget
FC MemberCongressional Task Force on Tobacco and Health
FC MemberDemocratic Israel Working Group
FC MemberCongressional Portuguese American Caucus
FC MemberGerman-American Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Adult Literacy Caucus
FC MemberFriends of Ireland Caucus
FC MemberFriends of Finland Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Spina Bifida Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on the European Union (EU)
FC MemberCongressional Pre-K Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Oral Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Brazil
FC MemberCongressional Prevention Policy Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Oversight
FC MemberCongressional National Parks Caucus
FC MemberFriends of Switzerland
FC MemberCongressional Navy and Marine Corps Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Singapore Caucus
FC MemberInternational Workers' Rights Caucus
FC MemberFriends of Norway
FC MemberHouse Baltic Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional School Health and Safety Caucus
FC MemberCongressional International Creativity and Theft-Prevention Caucus
FC MemberSemiconductor Caucus
FC MemberCongressional State Medicaid Expansion Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lupus Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on the Kingdom of the Netherlands
FC MemberCongressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Baby Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine
FC MemberRural Health Care Coalition
FC MemberCongressional Recycling Caucus
FC MemberHouse Oceans Caucus
FC MemberSudan and South Sudan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Library of Congress Caucus
FC MemberJob Corps Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Poland
FC MemberCongressional Glaucoma Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Organic Caucus
FC MemberVision Caucus
FC MemberHouse Afterschool Caucus
FC MemberPublic Broadcasting Caucus
FC MemberLaw Enforcement Caucus (House)
FC MemberFriends of New Zealand Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Youth Sports
FC MemberFriends of Australia Caucus
FC MemberFuture of Transportation Caucus
FC MemberHealthcare Innovation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Task Force on Seniors
FC MemberCongressional Ukraine Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education Caucus (STEM Caucus)
FC MemberCrime Survivors and Justice Caucus
FC MemberHouse Hunger Caucus
FC MemberHouse Cancer Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Hazards Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Children's Caucus
FC MemberInvisible Wounds Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Smart Cities
FC MemberCongressional Down Syndrome Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on U.S.-Turkish Relations and Turkish Americans
FC MemberCongressional Community Health Center Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Humanities Caucus
Co-Vice ChairCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Historic Preservation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Kidney Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Labor and Working Families Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus (ATR)
FC MemberMilitary Veterans Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Dyslexia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Social Work Caucus
FC MemberIndia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues
FC MemberHouse National Service Caucus
FC MemberNational Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Safe Climate Caucus
FC MemberArthritis Caucus
FC MemberInternational Conservation Caucus (ICC)
FC MemberCongressional Manufactured Housing Caucus
FC MemberCommunity College Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Disabilities Caucus (BDC)
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Childhood Cancer Caucus
FC MemberRenewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Nursing Caucus
FC MemberNextGen 9-1-1 Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
FC MemberTom Lantos Human Rights Commission
WhipCongressional Progressive Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Armenian Issues
FC MemberCongressional Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Heart and Stroke Coalition
FC MemberCongressional Bike Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Wine Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Assisting Caregivers Today (ACT) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Mental Health Caucus
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberCoalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE)
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Foster Youth
FC MemberCongressional TRIO Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
FC MemberSustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)
FC MemberCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberExpand Social Security Caucus (House)
FC MemberBicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Coalition on Adoption
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus


U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett represents communities from San Antonio to Austin. He serves as Chairman of the Health Subcommittee on the House Ways & Means Committee, the oldest committee of the United States Congress. Doggett is also a member of the Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee, the Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee, the Joint Committee on Taxation, and the House Budget Committee. Save the Children recognized his leadership with the Congressional Champion for Real and Lasting Change Award. AARP honored him twice, once with its Legislative Achievement Award for his leadership on Medicare, and again with its Legislative Leadership Award for his efforts to preserve seniors' access to healthcare. He received the "Vision Award" from the Power of Preservation Foundation for his commitment to historic preservation. He was also awarded the "Champion of Music" award by the Texas Chapter of The Recording Academy, which sponsors the Grammy Awards, and has been recognized 12 times by Austin Chronicle readers with a "Best of Austin" award, most recently in 2021. He is a leader in the effort to lower prescription drug prices, and authored bills that established the Commission to End Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities and successfully enacted a higher-education tax credit. While a student at The University of Texas at Austin, he was elected student body president and graduated first in his class from the College of Business Administration. He then graduated with Honors from Texas Law, where he served as Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review. Elected to the Texas Senate soon after, Congressman Doggett became known for his untiring work ethic. He authored 124 state laws, including one which created the Texas Commission on Human Rights to prohibit discrimination, and another called the Texas Sunset Act, which sought greater efficiency and accountability by requiring periodic review of government agencies. Prior to coming to Congress, Congressman Doggett served as Justice to the Texas Supreme Court, he wrote opinions supporting the right to a trial by jury and authored an important rule bolstering the public's access to information. He served as Chair of the Supreme Court Task Force on Judicial Ethics and was recognized as an Outstanding Judge in Texas by the Mexican-American Bar of Texas. He was awarded the James Madison Award from the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas, and received the First Amendment Award from the National Society of Professional Journalists. Since Lloyd Doggett was elected to the United States House of Representatives, he has served as a strong defender of Social Security, Medicare, health care, immigration reform, the environment, our veterans, and public education. The Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce has named Congressman Doggett the Government Hispanic Business Advocate of the Year. To learn more about Representative Doggett and his legislative priorities, you can visit the Issues page of this site. Representative Doggett's wife, Libby, recently served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning at the U.S. Department of Education. They have two daughters- Lisa, an Austin physician; and Cathy, who leads teams across Texas that work with new, disadvantaged parents. The Doggetts have four grandchildren- Ella, Clara, Zayla, and Canyon.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 1994    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Libby Belk   DOB: 10/6/1946
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