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Congressman Elijah Cummings from Maryland

Profile for Congressman Elijah Cummings from Maryland

Congressman Elijah E. Cummings
Democrat
Maryland
202-225-4741
District: 7

Next Election: 2020

Missed 1 Votes

Absent for 2% of Votes

Votes with Party 95%

Seniority: 26

Latest Votes:

Sep 27 2019

Voted Not Voting On Motion to Table on HRES603

Raising a question of the privileges of the House

Sep 27 2019

Voted Not Voting On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass on HR3722

Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act

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Latest Announcements:

Oct 8 2019 - 1:27 PM

Bipartisan Members of the House Asthma and Allergy Caucus Introduce Family Asthma Act

Sep 26 2019 - 9:28 AM

Baltimore Delegation Announces $9.7 Million to Address Lead-Based Paint in Baltimore

Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $1,072,735
Individual $435,404
PAC & SuperPac $628,199
Disbursements: $1,141,458
Individual Refunds $500
Committee Refunds $0
Debts owed $0
Cash on Hand $886,230

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Bills Sponsored:

Oct 8 2019

hr4622

House Energy and Commerce Committee

3 cosponsors

To amend the Public Health Service Act with regard to research on asthma, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. - Oct 8 2019

Sep 24 2019

hr4467

House Judiciary Committee

3 cosponsors

To require the Attorney General to make competitive grants to State, Tribal, and local governments to establish and maintain witness protection and assistance programs.

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. - Sep 24 2019

Jul 25 2019

hr4011

House Ways and Means Committee

1 cosponsors

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 require lead remediation for qualified opportunity zone property originally constructed before January 1, 1978.

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. - Jul 25 2019

Jul 17 2019

hres497

0 cosponsors

Recommending that the House of Representatives find William P. Barr, Attorney General of the United States, and Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., Secretary of Commerce, in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with subpoenas duly issued by the Committee on Oversight and Reform.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. - Jul 23 2019

Jun 25 2019

hr3469

House Homeland Security Committee

24 cosponsors

To direct the Transportation Security Administration to carry out covert testing and risk mitigation improvement of aviation security operations, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security. - Jul 18 2019

May 8 2019

hr2569

House Judiciary Committee

88 cosponsors

To provide emergency assistance to States, territories, Tribal nations, and local areas affected by the opioid epidemic and to make financial assistance available to States, territories, Tribal nations, local areas, and public or private nonprofit entities to provide for the development, organization, coordination, and operation of more effective and cost efficient systems for the delivery of essential services to individuals with substance use disorder and their families.

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. - May 8 2019

May 7 2019

hr2545

House Financial Services Committee

1 cosponsors

To create an Office of Cybersecurity at the Federal Trade Commission for supervision of data security at consumer reporting agencies, to require the promulgation of regulations establishing standards for effective cybersecurity at consumer reporting agencies, to impose penalties on credit reporting agencies for cybersecurity breaches that put sensitive consumer data at risk, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. - May 7 2019

Apr 30 2019

hr2410

House Ways and Means Committee

2 cosponsors

To provide for the sealing or expungement of records relating to Federal nonviolent criminal offenses, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. - Apr 30 2019

Apr 1 2019

hr2004

House Oversight and Reform Committee

5 cosponsors

To amend title 5, United States Code, to continue supplemental dental and vision benefits and long-term care insurance coverage for Federal employees affected by a Government shutdown, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. - Apr 1 2019

Apr 1 2019

hr2003

House Oversight and Reform Committee

5 cosponsors

To amend title 5, United States Code, to clarify that during a lapse in appropriations certain services relating to the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program are excepted services under the Anti-Deficiency Act, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. - Apr 1 2019

Mar 7 2019

hr1582

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

1 cosponsors

To amend title 44, United States Code, to require preservation of certain electronic records by Federal agencies, to require a certification and reports relating to Presidential records, and for other purposes.

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. - Mar 13 2019

Feb 22 2019

hr1316

House Oversight and Reform Committee

1 cosponsors

To establish the Federal Labor-Management Partnership Council, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. - Feb 22 2019

Feb 14 2019

hr1235

House Oversight and Reform Committee

4 cosponsors

To provide that the term of office of certain members of the Merit Systems Protection Board shall be extended by a period of 1 year, to limit such members from concurrently holding positions within the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection. - Feb 26 2019

Feb 7 2019

hr1063

House Oversight and Reform Committee

2 cosponsors

To amend title 44, United States Code, to require information on contributors to Presidential library fundraising organizations, and for other purposes.

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. - Feb 12 2019

Jan 3 2019

hr135

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

4 cosponsors

To amend the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 to strengthen Federal antidiscrimination laws enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and expand accountability within the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. - Jan 16 2019

Jan 3 2019

hr136

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

4 cosponsors

To amend title 5, United States Code, to protect unpaid interns in the Federal Government from workplace harassment and discrimination, and for other purposes.

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. - Jan 16 2019

May 16 2018

hr5834

House Judiciary Committee

6 cosponsors

To require the Attorney General to make competitive grants to State, tribal, and local governments to establish and maintain witness protection and assistance programs.

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. - May 16 2018

Jan 25 2018

hr4878

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

1 cosponsors

To establish the Federal Labor-Management Partnership Council, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. - Jan 25 2018

Jan 18 2018

hr4826

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

14 cosponsors

To amend the Presidential Transition Act of 1963 to require the development of ethics plans for certain transition teams, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. - Jan 18 2018

Oct 26 2017

hr4138

House Ways and Means Committee

17 cosponsors

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the negotiation of lower covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries and the establishment and application of a formulary by the Secretary of Health and Human Services under Medicare part D, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall w - Oct 26 2017