Rep. Peter King
Republican • 2nd District, New York • 12th Term • Sworn In 1993
- 16 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 32 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 156 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 84 of 440) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 114 of 440)
King was born April 5, 1944 in Queens, New York and graduated from St. Francis College in Brooklyn and attendd the University of Notre Dame Law School. He served in the Army National Guard from 1968 to 1973, was elected to Hempstead Town Council in 1977, and served three terms as Nassau County comptroller from 1981 to 1993.
King is the author of three novels, "Terrible Beauty," "Deliver Us From Evil" and "Vale of Tears." Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.Res.312Referred to the House Committee Jun 12, 2015 1 Views
Supporting raising awareness and educating the public about upper limb and lower limb differences.
H.R.2374 - Detectives Nemorin, Andrews and Moore Anti-Gun Trafficking Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee Jun 26, 2015 16 Views
To combat illegal gun trafficking, and for other purposes.
H.R.2254 - Law Enforcement Officers Equity ActReferred to the House Committee May 12, 2015 8 Views
To amend title 5, United States Code, to include certain Federal positions within the definition of law enforcement officer for retirement pur...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.2920 - Captive Primate Safety ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2015 11 Views
To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to prohibit importation, exportation, transportation, sale, receipt, acquisition, and purchase in in...
H.R.2930 - Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship ActReferred to House Natural Resources Jun 25, 2015 9 Views
To amend and reauthorize certain provisions relating to Long Island Sound restoration and stewardship.
H.R.2937 - Cuban Military Transparency ActReferred to House Financial Services Jun 25, 2015 12 Views
To strengthen support for the Cuban people and prohibit financial transactions with the Cuban military, 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 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 (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 2015Aye (with party)June 25, 2015