[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
fax: (202) 225-4300

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

Member, State Senate, 1966-79. Senate President, 1975-79. Chair, Maryland Commission on Intergovernmental Cooperation, 1971-74. Chair, Legislative Council, 1975-76; Rules Committee. Co-Chair, Legislative Policy Committee, 1976-79. Member, Joint Budget and Audit Committee.

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.

Born in New York, New York, June 14, 1939. Attended Suitland High School; University of Maryland, B.S., magna cum laude, 1963; Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1966. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1966. Attorney. 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. Member, Baltimore Council of Foreign Relations; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Chi Fraternity; Kalegathos Society. Board of Visitors, College of Public Affairs, University of Maryland. Widower; three children; one grandchild.

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