Rep. Gregory Meeks
Democrat • 5th District, New York • 9th Term • Sworn In 1997
- 4 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 391 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 76 of 436)
- 310 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 82 of 439) 11 Made Into Law (Ranks 107 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.
- Today: 7
- Past Seven Days: 44
- All-Time: 24,443
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.3957Referred to the House Committee Jan 28, 2014 6 Views
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 218-10 Merrick Boulevard in Springfield Gardens, New York, as the "Cy...
H.Res.443Referred to the Subcommittee Jan 10, 2014 8 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the September 23, 2013, decision of the Dominican Republic Constitutional Court...
H.Res.222Motion to reconsider laid Aug 02, 2013 1 Views
Recognizing the long-term partnership and friendship between the United States and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, working together towards p...
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.Res.673Referred to the House Committee Jul 17, 2014 7 Views
Supporting the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, and for other purposes.
H.Res.671Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Jul 16, 2014 7 Views
Recognizing the 100th anniversary of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
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