Rep. Emanuel Cleaver
Democrat • 5th District, Missouri • 6th Term • Sworn In 2005
- 0 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 352 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 352)
- 23 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 324 of 438) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 1 of 438)
Born in Waxahachie, Texas on October 26, 1944, Cleaver grew up in public housing in Wichita Falls, Texas. After his graduation from Prairie View A&M University, Cleaver moved to Kansas City, Missouri. He founded a branch of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Kansas City and received a Master of Divinity degree from St. Paul School of Theology. Cleaver was ordained as a minister the United Methodist church and served a city councilman in Kansas City from 1979 to 1991, and was the mayor of Kansas City, Missouri for two terms, from 1991 until 1999. He was the first African American mayor in that city's history.
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Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.128Referred to House Judiciary Feb 26, 2015 19 Views
Recognizing the significance of the Greensboro Four Sit In.
H.R.1102Referred to the House Committee Feb 26, 2015 11 Views
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a penalty for assault or homicide committed by certain State or local law enforcement office...
H.R.1124Referred to House Armed Services Feb 26, 2015 3 Views
To establish a grant program providing for the acquisition, operation, and maintenance of body-worn cameras for law enforcement officers, and ...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 33: Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill
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