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)
- 596 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.5132 - Preventing Termination of Utility Services in Bankruptcy Act of 2014Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Jul 17, 2014 6 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 4 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.4835 - Stopping Abusive Student Loan Collection Practices in Bankruptcy Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Jul 21, 2014 1 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 13 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 14 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 14 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. 3107: Homeland Security Cybersecurity Boots-on-the-Ground Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 3107 Homeland Security Cybersecurity Boots-on-the-Ground ActAye (with party)July 28, 2014
H.R. 3202: Essential Transportation Worker Identification Credential Assessment Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 3202 Essential Transportation Worker Identification Credential Assessment ActAye (with party)July 28, 2014
H.R. 935: Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 935 To amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation of the use of pesticides in or near navigable waters, and for other purposesNay (with party)July 28, 2014