Rep. John Conyers
Democrat • 13th District, Michigan • 26th Term • Sworn In 1965
- 15 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 3 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 352)
- 83 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 13 of 438) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 41 of 438)
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.1000Referred to House Ways and Means Feb 13, 2015 8 Views
To establish the National Full Employment Trust Fund to create employment opportunities for the unemployed.
H.R.782 - Cancel the Sequester Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Feb 05, 2015 1 Views
To eliminate the sequestration under section 251A of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, and for other purposes.
H.R.676 - Expanded & Improved Medicare For All ActReferred to House Natural Resources Feb 03, 2015 28 Views
To provide for comprehensive health insurance coverage for all United States residents, improved health care delivery, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1175Referred to House Energy and Commerce Feb 27, 2015 5 Views
To provide for the establishment of a Clean Energy Technology Manufacturing and Export Assistance Fund to assist United States businesses with...
H.Res.128Referred to House Judiciary Feb 26, 2015 13 Views
Recognizing the significance of the Greensboro Four Sit In.
H.R.1111Referred to the House Committee Feb 26, 2015 8 Views
To establish a Department of Peacebuilding.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 33: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 33 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders ActAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposesAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H J RES 35 Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposesNay (with party)February 27, 2015