cosponsor cosponsor  /ˌkoʊ ˈspɔn sər/

Definition(s):

  • (v) sponsor together with another sponsor

Usage(s):

  1. The Senate bill, claims cosponsor Christopher Dodd, Democrat of Connecticut, would effectively put a NOT FOR SALE sign in front of the Capitol.
  2. In 2006, Obama was an original cosponsor of a bill that protected individuals' rights to continue donating to charities and religious organizations during bankruptcy proceedings.
  3. Wyden, for the record, was a cosponsor of Feinstein's Army Field Manual bill.

News

  1. Co-Sponsor a Congressional Bill and Track Its Progress

    On June 4, 2013, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) blogged that Cosponsor.gov is "a sweeping expansion of our Citizen Cosponsor Project. The new website will now feature every bill and resolution introduced in the House, from Republicans and Democrats. I'm excited that any engaged citizen can voice their support, and track the status of legislation in the House."
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Information Today

  2. Senate: ENDA Gains 51st Cosponsor

    ENDA now has more cosponsors than 'don't ask, don't tell' repeal legislation had in 2010. read more
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Advocate

  3. As Reid Becomes ENDA Cosponsor, LGBT Activists Arrested at Boehner's Office

    Harry Reid announced Thursday that he will cosponsor the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act, as activists were arrested demonstrating for ENDA outside Republican House Speaker John Boehner's office. read more
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Advocate

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