Rep. James Clyburn
Democrat • 6th District, South Carolina • 11th Term • Sworn In 1993
- 0 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 436 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 436)
- 95 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 418 of 438) 8 Made Into Law (Ranks 336 of 438)
Clyburn was born July 21, 1940 in Sumter, South Carolina. He was educated at South Carolina State College (B.S., 1962) and attended the University of South Carolina Law School (1972-74). Clyburn worked as "a teacher, an employment counselor, and director of two youth and community development projects" before joining the staff of Governor John West in 1971. In 1974 he became the state's Human Affairs Commissioner, a position in which he held until 1992, when he was elected to Congress.http://clyburn.house.gov/clyburn-biography.cfm
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Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5407 - Transparency in Policing Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Sep 08, 2014 25 Views
To direct the Attorney General to conduct a study on the cost of the purchase and use of body cameras by State and local law enforcement agenc...
H.Res.699Motion to reconsider laid Aug 01, 2014 9 Views
Welcoming African leaders to the first United States-Africa Leaders' Summit and African trade ministers to the 13th Forum of the African Growt...
H.Res.701Referred to the Subcommittee Sep 08, 2014 16 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the current outbreak of Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia is an internation...
Recent Voting History
S. 1603: Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: S 1603 Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation ActAye (with party)September 16, 2014
H.R. 5461: Restoring Proven Financing for American Employers Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5461 To clarify the application of certain leverage and risk-based requirements under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to improve upon the definitions provided for points and fees in connection with a mortgage transaction, and for other purposesAye (with party)September 16, 2014
H.R. 5405: Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5405 To make technical corrections to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to enhance the ability of small and emerging growth companies to access capital through public and private markets, to reduce regulatory burdens, and for other purposesNay (with party)September 16, 2014