Rep. Emanuel Cleaver
Democrat • 5th District, Missouri • 5th Term • Sworn In 2005
- 7 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 347 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 122 of 437)
- 239 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 236 of 439) 15 Made Into Law (Ranks 167 of 439)
Born in Waxahachie, Texas on October 26, 1944, Cleaver grew up in public housing in Wichita Falls, Texas. After his graduation from Prairie View A&M University, Cleaver moved to Kansas City, Missouri. He founded a branch of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Kansas City and received a Master of Divinity degree from St. Paul School of Theology. Cleaver was ordained as a minister the United Methodist church and served a city councilman in Kansas City from 1979 to 1991, and was the mayor of Kansas City, Missouri for two terms, from 1991 until 1999. He was the first African American mayor in that city's history.
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- Past Seven Days: 44
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5888Referred to the House Committee Dec 16, 2014 17 Views
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 200 Westport Road in Kansas City, Missouri, as the "Nutterville Post ...
H.R.5865 - CAM Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Dec 18, 2014 14 Views
To establish a grant program providing for the acquisition, operation, and maintenance of body-worn cameras for law enforcement officers.
H.R.5144 - EASY Voting ActReferred to the House Committee Jul 17, 2014 3 Views
To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require States which require individuals to present a photo identification as a condition of vot...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5880Referred to the House Committee Dec 11, 2014 18 Views
To repeal a limitation in the Labor-Management Relations Act regarding requirements for labor organization membership as a condition of employ...
H.R.5655 - Creating American Prosperity through Preservation ActReferred to the House Committee Sep 18, 2014 4 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the rehabilitation credit, and for other purposes.
H.R.5571 - 10-20-30 Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Dec 11, 2014 18 Views
To provide an increased allocation of funding for assistance in persistent poverty counties, and for other purposes.
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 ActAbstain (against 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 energyAbstain (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