Rep. Gregory Meeks
Democrat • 5th District, New York • 9th Term • Sworn In 1997
- 8 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 324 of 437) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 37 of 437)
- 348 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 83 of 439) 20 Made Into Law (Ranks 32 of 439)
Meeks was born September 25, 1953 in East Harlem, New York City and raised in a housing project. He attended Adelphi University and obtained a degree in Law from Howard University. He worked as an Assistant District Attorney and Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York before joining the Investigations Commission to investigate official misconduct and organized crime. He was Supervising Judge for the New York State Workers Compensation System before being elected to the New York State Assembly in 1992.
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- Past Seven Days: 32
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5876Referred to the House Committee Dec 11, 2014 5 Views
To amend the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 to prohibit the flying of unmanned recreational aircraft near commercial airports.
H.R.5877Referred to House Education and the Workforce Dec 11, 2014 7 Views
To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and title 5, United States Code, to require plans to establish policies addressin...
H.R.5770 - Disaster Assistance Recoupment Fairness Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Dec 01, 2014 5 Views
To amend the Disaster Assistance Recoupment Fairness Act of 2011 to extend authority granted to the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Man...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5741 - Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Dec 11, 2014 9 Views
To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require a voter-verified permanent paper ballot under title III of such Act, and for other purpo...
H.Res.755Referred to the House Committee Nov 14, 2014 5 Views
Supporting the goals and ideals of American Education Week.
H.Con.Res.118Referred to the Subcommittee Nov 21, 2014 2 Views
Expressing the sense of Congress that health workers deserve our profound gratitude and respect for their commitments and sacrifices in addres...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5699: John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5699 John Muir National Historic Site Expansion ActAye (with party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 83: To require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of technical, policy, and financial experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and the Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to affordable, reliable energy, including increasing use of indigenous clean-energy resources, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment: H R 83 An Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to energyAye (against party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 5806: Supporting America's Charities Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5806 Supporting America’s Charities ActNay (with party)December 11, 2014