Rep. Elijah Cummings
Democrat • 7th District, Maryland • 11th Term • Sworn In 1996
- 6 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 216 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 131 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 130 of 440) 2 Made Into Law (Ranks 29 of 440)
Cummings was born January 18, 1951 in Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated with honors from Baltimore City College High School in 1969. He later attended Howard University in Washington, DC. He became a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society and graduated in 1973 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Cummings attended law school at the University of Maryland, graduating in 1976 and entering the Maryland Bar in December 1976. He practiced law for 19 years before first being elected to the U.S. House in 1996 elections. http://www.house.gov/cummings/biography.htm
Cummings served in the Maryland House of Delegates for 16 years. In the Maryland General Assembly, he served as Chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus and was the first African American in Maryland history to be named Speaker Pro Tem, the second highest position in the House of Delegates.http://www.house.gov/cummings/biography.htm Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.2391 - Medicaid Generic Drug Price Fairness Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee May 22, 2015 4 Views
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require the payment of an additional rebate to the State Medicaid plan in the case of increas...
H.R.2319 - Electronic Message Preservation Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee May 14, 2015 0 Views
To amend title 44, United States Code, to require preservation of certain electronic records by Federal agencies, to require a certification a...
H.R.1557 - Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2015Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No May 15, 2015 1 Views
To amend the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 to strengthen Federal antidiscrimination laws en...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.2944Referred to House Energy and Commerce Jun 25, 2015 9 Views
To improve public safety, accountability, transparency, and respect for federalism in Federal criminal law by applying the findings of the bip...
H.R.2880 - Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2015 0 Views
To redesignate the Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site in the State of Georgia, and for other purposes.
H.R.2882 - Promise Neighborhoods Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2015 3 Views
To support Promise Neighborhoods.
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 ActAye (with 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.Aye (with 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 2015Aye (with party)June 25, 2015