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[photograph of Representative Cummings] ELIJAH E. CUMMINGS, U.S. Representative (Democrat), 7th Congressional District (parts of Baltimore City & Baltimore County), Maryland.

1632 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
(202) 225-4741
e-mail: rep.cummings@mail.house.gov
fax: (202) 225-3178
web: www.house.gov/cummings/


Member of U.S. House of Representatives since 1996. Member, Government Reform Committee, 1996- (civil service subcommittee (ranking member); criminal justice, drug policy & human resources subcommittee; national security, veterans affairs & international relations subcommittee); Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, 1996- (aviation subcommittee; ground transportation subcommittee). Member, House Democratic Policy Committee; Democratic Task Force on Health Care Reform. Secretary, Congressional Black Caucus. Co-Chair, House AIDS Caucus.

Member, House of Delegates, representing District 44 (Baltimore City), 1983-96. Speaker Pro Tem, 1995-96. Vice-Chair, Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee, 1987-92. House Chair, Workers' Compensation Benefit and Insurance Oversight Committee, 1989-96. Member, Savings and Loan Oversight Committee, 1986; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 1991-92. Vice-Chair, Economic Matters Committee, 1993-94 (chair, workers' compensation subcommittee, 1994-96). Member, Legislative Policy Committee, 1995-96; Spending Affordability Committee, 1995-96. Chair Emeritus, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus (chair, committee on economic development). Chair, Governor's Commission on Black Males, 1990-96. Member, Maryland Comprehensive Transit Plan Transit Advisory Panel, 1998-99; Juvenile Offender Aftercare Assessment Team, 1999-2000. Board of Regents, Morgan State University, 1999-. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, January 18, 1951. Attended Baltimore City College; Howard University, B.S. (political science), 1973; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1976. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1976. Attorney. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1996, 2000. Chief Judge, Maryland Moot Court Board; Phi Beta Kappa; Outstanding U.S. Student Government Leader Award, Royal Arts Society of London; Major Achievement Award for Scholastic Accomplishment from Afro-American newspaper. President, Bancroft Literary Society.

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