Rep. Elijah Cummings
Democrat • 7th District, Maryland • 10th Term • Sworn In 1996
- 14 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 177 of 435) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 435)
- 275 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 144 of 438) 11 Made Into Law (Ranks 194 of 438)
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 4 Views
To establish the Proprietary Education Oversight Coordination Committee.
H.R.4197 - All Circuit Review Extension ActPlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar Jul 31, 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 5 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.699Motion to reconsider laid Aug 01, 2014 26 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.R.5352 - Supporting Unemployed Workers Act of 2014Referred to House Judiciary Jul 31, 2014 8 Views
To strengthen and expand proven anti-poverty programs and initiatives.
H.R.5338 - Federal Employee Pension Fairness ActReferred to House Foreign Affairs Jul 31, 2014 12 Views
To repeal the revised annuity employee and further revised annuity employee categories within the Federal Employees Retirement System, and for...
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