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[photograph of Representative Hoyer] STENY H. HOYER, U.S. Representative (Democrat), 5th Congressional District (Calvert, Charles & St. Mary's counties, & parts of Anne Arundel & Prince George's counties), Maryland.

1705 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
(202) 225-4131
e-mail: rep.hoyer@mail.house.gov
fax: (202) 225-4300
web: www.house.gov/hoyer/


Member of U.S. House of Representatives since 1981. Member, Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission), 1985-. Member, Appropriations Committee (labor, health & human services, & education subcommittee; legislative appropriations subcommittee; treasury, postal service & general government subcommittee); House Administration Committee; Joint Committee on Printing. Co-Chair, Federal Government Service Task Force. Chair, House Democratic Caucus, 1989-94. Co-Chair, House Democratic Steering Committee, 1995-.

Member, State Senate, representing District 4C and District 26 (Prince George's County), 1967-79. Senate President, 1975-79. Member, Finance Committee, 1967-75; Joint Budget and Audit Committee. Chair, Maryland Commission on Intergovernmental Cooperation, 1971-74. Chair, Legislative Council, 1975-76; Rules Committee, 1975-79. Co-Chair, Legislative Policy Committee, 1976-79. Member, State House Trust, 1975-79; Maryland Historical Trust, 1975-79; Maryland Veterans Home Commission, 1975-79. Vice-Chair, Commission to Revise the Annotated Code of Maryland, 1975-79. Chair, Task Force on Crime, 1976-79. Member, Maryland State Board for Higher Education, 1978-81. Board of Trustees, St. Mary's College of Maryland, 1996-. Board of Visitors, U.S. Naval Academy, 1998-. Board of Regents, University System of Maryland, 1999-. Born in New York, New York, June 14, 1939. Attended Suitland High School, Suitland, Maryland; University of Maryland, B.S., magna cum laude, 1963; Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1966. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1966. Attorney. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000. Member, Democratic National Committee. Board of Visitors, College of Public Affairs, University of Maryland. Member, Baltimore Council of Foreign Relations; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Chi Fraternity; Kalegathos Society. Legislator of the Year, Maryland State's Attorneys' Association, 1977. Congressman of the Year, National Multiple Sclerosis Association. Congressional Advocate of the Year, Child Welfare League, 1986. Policy Maker of the Year, National Association of Homebuilders, 1988. Washingtonian of the Year, Washingtonian magazine, 1988. Named Rising Star in Congress, National Journal, 1990. Champion of Pediatric Research, Children's National Medical Center, 1995. Congressional Recognition Award, International Association of Fire Fighters, 1999. Jack Niles Medal of Honor, Public Employees Roundtable, 1999. Widower; three children; one grandchild.

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