Rep. John Conyers
Democrat • 13th District, Michigan • 25th Term • Sworn In 1965
- 34 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 17 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 436)
- 614 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 9 of 438) 12 Made Into Law (Ranks 146 of 438)
Conyers was born May 16, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan. He received both his B.A. (1957) and his J.D. from Wayne State University (1958). He served in the National Guard (1948-1950), United States Army (1950-1954), and United States Army Reserves (1954-1957). He was a staff member for Rep. John D. Dingell, Jr., of Michigan from 1958-1961. He also worked as the general counsel for three labor locals in Detroit (1959-1964) before being elected to Congress in 1964. http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000714.
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5489Referred to the House Committee Sep 16, 2014 4 Views
To provide for youth jobs, and for other purposes.
H.R.5330 - Bringing Urgent Investment to Local Development ActReferred to the House Committee Jul 31, 2014 16 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make the tax treatment for certain build America bonds permanent and to provide for recovery zon...
H.R.5133 - Protecting Employees and Retirees in Municipal Bankruptcies Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Sep 02, 2014 4 Views
To amend chapter 9 of title 11 of the United States Code to improve protections for employees and retirees in municipal bankruptcies.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5478Referred to the House Committee Sep 16, 2014 5 Views
To amend title 10, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Defense to make certain limitations on the transfer of personal property to ...
H.R.5484Referred to House Armed Services Sep 16, 2014 3 Views
To establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs a national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the d...
H.R.5421 - Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act of 2014Ordered to be Reported Sep 10, 2014 17 Views
To amend title 11 of the United States Code in order to facilitate the resolution of an insolvent financial institution in bankruptcy.
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 purposesNay (against 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