Rep. John Conyers
Democrat • 13th District, Michigan • 26th Term • Sworn In 1965
- 23 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 12 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 30 of 437)
- 295 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 12 of 440) 4 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 440)
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.
- Today: 12
- Past Seven Days: 63
- All-Time: 56,902
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.2875 - Law Enforcement Trust and Integrity Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee Jul 09, 2015 3 Views
To encourage greater community accountability of law enforcement agencies, and for other purposes.
H.R.2714 - Employ Young Americans Now ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 10, 2015 10 Views
To provide for youth jobs, and for other purposes.
H.R.1933 - End Racial Profiling Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee May 15, 2015 3 Views
To eliminate racial profiling by law enforcement, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.384Referred to House Veterans' Affairs Jul 27, 2015 9 Views
Calling for a formal end of the Korean War.
H.R.3185 - Equality ActReferred to House House Administration Jul 23, 2015 38 Views
To prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes.
H.R.3196 - Fair Franchise Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jul 23, 2015 4 Views
To establish minimum standards of fair conduct in franchise sales and franchise business relationships, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2770: Keeping our Travelers Safe and Secure Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2770 Keeping our Travelers Safe and Secure ActAbstain (against party)July 27, 2015
H.R. 1656: Secret Service Improvements Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1656 Secret Service Improvements Act of 2015Abstain (against party)July 27, 2015
S. 1482: Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: S 1482 Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2015Abstain (against party)July 27, 2015