Rep. John Conyers
Democrat • 13th District, Michigan • 25th Term • Sworn In 1965
- 33 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 16 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 76 of 436)
- 593 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 7 of 439) 12 Made Into Law (Ranks 60 of 439)
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.5133 - Protecting Employees and Retirees in Municipal Bankruptcies Act of 2014Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Jul 17, 2014 11 Views
To amend chapter 9 of title 11 of the United States Code to improve protections for employees and retirees in municipal bankruptcies.
H.R.5132 - Preventing Termination of Utility Services in Bankruptcy Act of 2014Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Jul 17, 2014 11 Views
To amend title 11 of the United States Code to dispense with the requirement of providing assurance of payment for utility services under cert...
H.R.4835 - Stopping Abusive Student Loan Collection Practices in Bankruptcy Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Jul 21, 2014 4 Views
To amend title 11 of the United States Code to stop abusive student loan collection practices in bankruptcy cases.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.682Referred to the House Committee Jul 24, 2014 11 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding worker protections in Qatar and the 2022 Federation Internationale de Football ...
H.Res.684Referred to the House Committee Jul 24, 2014 11 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should issue a commemorative stamp honoring the lif...
H.R.5159Referred to House Judiciary Jul 22, 2014 12 Views
To permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation, and to ensure that employers consider these reques...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5081: Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5081 Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014Aye (with party)July 25, 2014
H.R. 3230: Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 3230 Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014Aye (with party)July 25, 2014
H.Con.Res. 105: Prohibiting the President from deploying or maintaining United States Armed Forces in a sustained combat role in Iraq without specific, subsequent statutory authorization.
On Agreeing to the Resolution, As Amended: H CON RES 105 Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove United States Armed Forces, other than Armed Forces required to protect United States diplomatic facilities and personnel, from IraqAye (with party)July 25, 2014