Rep. James Clyburn
Democrat • 6th District, South Carolina • 12th Term • Sworn In 1993
- 5 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 307 of 440) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 6 of 440)
- 59 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 423 of 441) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 337 of 441)
Clyburn was born July 21, 1940 in Sumter, South Carolina. He was educated at South Carolina State College (B.S., 1962) and attended the University of South Carolina Law School (1972-74). Clyburn worked as "a teacher, an employment counselor, and director of two youth and community development projects" before joining the staff of Governor John West in 1971. In 1974 he became the state's Human Affairs Commissioner, a position in which he held until 1992, when he was elected to Congress.http://clyburn.house.gov/clyburn-biography.cfm
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.3051 - Background Check Completion ActReferred to the Subcommittee Jul 29, 2015 11 Views
To eliminate the requirement that a firearms dealer transfer a firearm if the national instant criminal background check system has been unabl...
H.R.3004Referred to the Subcommittee Aug 31, 2015 4 Views
To amend the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Act to extend the authorization for the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission.
H.Res.344Referred to the Subcommittee Jul 09, 2015 24 Views
Urging the discontinued use of the Confederate battle flag, which represents pain, humiliation, torture, and racial oppression, in remembrance...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.3683 - African American Civil Rights Network Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Oct 05, 2015 41 Views
To amend title 54, United States Code, to establish within the National Park Service the African American Civil Rights Network, and for other ...
H.Con.Res.83Referred to the House Committee Oct 01, 2015 23 Views
Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the ratification...
H.Res.453Referred to the House Committee Sep 30, 2015 17 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Government should provide additional relief and assistance to the ...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 1839: Reforming Access for Investments in Startup Enterprises Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1839 Reforming Access for Investments in Startup Enterprises Act or the RAISE ActAbstain (against party)October 06, 2015
H.R. 1553: Small Bank Exam Cycle Reform Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 1553 Small Bank Exam Cycle Reform ActAbstain (against party)October 06, 2015
H.R. 3457: Justice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism Act
On Passage: H R 3457 Justice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism ActNay (with party)October 01, 2015