Rep. James Clyburn
Democrat • 6th District, South Carolina • 12th Term • Sworn In 1993
- 3 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 331 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 42 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 419 of 440) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 114 of 440)
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.Res.344Referred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2015 122 Views
Urging the discontinued use of the Confederate battle flag, which represents pain, humiliation, torture, and racial oppression, in remembrance...
H.R.2131Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred Jun 16, 2015 3 Views
To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 83 Meeting Street in Charleston, South Carolina, as the "J. Waties W...
H.R.295Referred to the Subcommittee Mar 02, 2015 0 Views
To reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.2875 - Law Enforcement Trust and Integrity Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2015 3 Views
To encourage greater community accountability of law enforcement agencies, and for other purposes.
H.R.2867 - Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2015 9 Views
To amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4...
H.R.2866 - Healthy MOM ActReferred to House Oversight and Government Reform Jun 23, 2015 6 Views
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to provide for a special enrollment period for pregnant women, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2200: CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2200 CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing ActAbstain (against party)June 25, 2015
H.R. 1295: Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015
On Motion to Concur in Senate Amendment to House Amendment to Senate Amendment: H R 1295 To extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the Generalized System of Preferences, the preferential duty treatment program for Haiti, and for other purposes.Abstain (against party)June 25, 2015
H.R. 1615: DHS FOIA Efficiency Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1615 DHS FOIA Efficiency Act of 2015Abstain (against party)June 25, 2015