Rep. Elijah Cummings
Democrat • 7th District, Maryland • 10th Term • Sworn In 1996
- 14 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 168 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 76 of 436)
- 266 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 143 of 439) 10 Made Into Law (Ranks 150 of 439)
Cummings was born January 18, 1951 in Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated with honors from Baltimore City College High School in 1969. He later attended Howard University in Washington, DC. He became a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society and graduated in 1973 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Cummings attended law school at the University of Maryland, graduating in 1976 and entering the Maryland Bar in December 1976. He practiced law for 19 years before first being elected to the U.S. House in 1996 elections. http://www.house.gov/cummings/biography.htm
Cummings served in the Maryland House of Delegates for 16 years. In the Maryland General Assembly, he served as Chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus and was the first African American in Maryland history to be named Speaker Pro Tem, the second highest position in the House of Delegates.http://www.house.gov/cummings/biography.htm Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.4391 - Proprietary Education Oversight Coordination Improvement ActReferred to the Subcommittee Jun 13, 2014 2 Views
To establish the Proprietary Education Oversight Coordination Committee.
H.R.4197 - All Circuit Review Extension ActReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred Jul 15, 2014 4 Views
To amend title 5, United States Code, to extend the period of certain authority with respect to judicial review of Merit Systems Protection Bo...
H.R.3694 - Net Price Calculator Improvement ActReferred to the Subcommittee Jan 22, 2014 0 Views
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to make technical improvements to the Net Price Calculator system so that prospective students may h...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.684Referred to the House Committee Jul 24, 2014 10 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...
H.R.5130 - Protecting Consumers from Unreasonable Credit Rates Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jul 17, 2014 10 Views
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish a national usury rate for consumer credit transactions.
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