Rep. Peter King
Republican • 2nd District, New York • 12th Term • Sworn In 1993
- 8 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 22 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 352)
- 40 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 157 of 438) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 41 of 438)
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...
- Today: 21
- Past Seven Days: 73
- All-Time: 38,984
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.1171Referred to House Education and the Workforce Feb 27, 2015 4 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide recruitment and retention incentives for volunteer emergency service workers.
H.R.1126Referred to the House Committee Feb 26, 2015 8 Views
To provide for free mailing privileges for personal correspondence and parcels sent to members of the Armed Forces serving on active duty in I...
H.R.1076Referred to the House Committee Feb 25, 2015 7 Views
To increase public safety by permitting the Attorney General to deny the transfer of a firearm or the issuance of firearms or explosives licen...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1190Referred to House Rules Mar 02, 2015 3 Views
To repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board.
H.R.1113Referred to the House Committee Feb 26, 2015 5 Views
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to provide a safe harbor from certain requirements related to qualified mortgages for residential mortgage l...
H.R.968 - P.J.'s ActReferred to the House Committee Feb 13, 2015 15 Views
To make the acquisition, installation, and maintenance of security cameras, safety lighting, and building locking mechanisms in public housing...
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 (against 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 purposesAye (with party)February 27, 2015