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SCOTT, Robert C.

SCOTT, Robert C.
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1947–

Biography

SCOTT, Robert C., a Representative from Virginia; born in Washington, D.C., April 30, 1947; graduated from Groton School, Groton, Mass., 1965; A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1969; J.D., Boston College School of Law, Boston, Mass., 1973; lawyer, private practice; United States Army Reserve, 1970-1974; Massachusetts Army National Guard, 1974-1976; member of the Virginia state house of delegates, 1978-1983; member of the Virginia state senate, 1983-1993; unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundredth Congress in 1986; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-present).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Robert C. Scott" in Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2008.

"Robert C. (Bobby) Scott" in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900-2017. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Publishing Office, 2018.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Budget
  • House Committee - Economic and Educational Opportunities
  • House Committee - Education and Labor
  • House Committee - Education and the Workforce
  • House Committee - Judiciary
    • Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security - Chair
  • House Committee - Science, Space, and Technology
  • House Committee - Select Committee on U.S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the People's Republic of China
  • House Committee - Standards of Official Conduct
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