Rep. John Conyers
Democrat • 13th District, Michigan • 26th Term • Sworn In 1965
- 18 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 5 of 401) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 7 of 401)
- 124 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 14 of 439) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 45 of 439)
Conyers was born May 16, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan. He received both his B.A. (1957) and his J.D. from Wayne State University (1958). He served in the National Guard (1948-1950), United States Army (1950-1954), and United States Army Reserves (1954-1957). He was a staff member for Rep. John D. Dingell, Jr., of Michigan from 1958-1961. He also worked as the general counsel for three labor locals in Detroit (1959-1964) before being elected to Congress in 1964. http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000714.
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.1682Referred to House Education and the Workforce Mar 26, 2015 3 Views
To preserve knowledge and promote education about jazz in the United States and abroad.
H.R.1459 - Democracy Restoration Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Mar 19, 2015 6 Views
To secure the Federal voting rights of persons when released from incarceration.
H.R.1284 - Saving America's Pollinators Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee Mar 23, 2015 3 Views
To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to take certain actions related to pesticides that may affect pollinators, ...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1656Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 5 Views
To provide for additional resources for the Secret Service, and to improve protections for restricted areas.
H.R.1662Referred to House Financial Services Mar 26, 2015 4 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to replace the mortgage interest deduction with a nonrefundable credit for indebtedness secured by ...
H.R.1706Referred to House Education and the Workforce Mar 26, 2015 3 Views
To provide for the overall health and well-being of young people, including the promotion of comprehensive sexual health and healthy relations...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
On Passage: H R 2 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Aye (with party)March 26, 2015
H.Res. 173: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making other improvements, to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes, and providing for proceedings during the period from March 27, 2015, through April 10, 2015.
On Agreeing to the Resolution: H RES 173 Providing for consideration of H. R. 2, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Abstain (against party)March 26, 2015
H.Con.Res. 27: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025.
On Agreeing to the Resolution, as Amended: H CON RES 27 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025Nay (with party)March 25, 2015