Rep. John Conyers
Democrat • 13th District, Michigan • 25th Term • Sworn In 1965
- 34 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 16 of 435) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 435)
- 606 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 8 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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- Past Seven Days: 43
- All-Time: 54,729
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5330 - Bringing Urgent Investment to Local Development ActReferred to the House Committee Jul 31, 2014 5 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.5132 - Preventing Termination of Utility Services in Bankruptcy Act of 2014Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Jul 17, 2014 2 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.5133 - Protecting Employees and Retirees in Municipal Bankruptcies Act of 2014Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Jul 17, 2014 2 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.Res.699Motion to reconsider laid Aug 01, 2014 18 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 House Committee Jul 31, 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...
H.R.5352 - Supporting Unemployed Workers Act of 2014Referred to House Judiciary Jul 31, 2014 16 Views
To strengthen and expand proven anti-poverty programs and initiatives.
Recent Voting History
H.J.Res. 76: Nuclear weapon security & non-proliferation bill
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H J RES 76 Making continuing appropriations for the National Security Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5272: To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H R 5272 To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.Nay (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5230: Secure the Southwest Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
On Passage: H R 5230 Supplemental Appropriations, FY 2014Nay (with party)August 01, 2014