Rep. Emanuel Cleaver
Democrat • 5th District, Missouri • 5th Term • Sworn In 2005
- 5 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 376 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 75 of 436)
- 202 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 259 of 439) 13 Made Into Law (Ranks 31 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.
- Today: 8
- Past Seven Days: 32
- All-Time: 29,980
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5144 - EASY Voting ActReferred to the House Committee Jul 17, 2014 13 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...
H.R.4638Referred to the Subcommittee May 12, 2014 3 Views
To designate Union Station in Washington, DC, as the "Harry S. Truman Union Station".
H.R.4489 - World War I Memorial Act of 2014Ordered to be Reported (Amended) Jun 19, 2014 6 Views
To designate memorials to the service of members of the United States Armed Forces in World War I, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.674Referred to the House Committee Jul 17, 2014 22 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that sedentary lifestyles are a public health issue and supporting the designation of a N...
H.Res.671Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Jul 16, 2014 11 Views
Recognizing the 100th anniversary of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
H.R.5104 - Pay For Success Affordable Housing Energy Modernization Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jul 14, 2014 8 Views
To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to carry out a demonstration program to enter into budget-neutral, performance-bas...
Recent Voting History
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 22, 2014
H.R. 1022: Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs Act of 2013
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1022 Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs ActAye (with party)July 22, 2014
H.R. 4411: Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 4411 To prevent Hezbollah and associated entities from gaining access to international financial and other institutions, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)July 22, 2014