Rep. Sam Farr
Democrat • 20th District, California • 11th Term • Sworn In 1993
- 4 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 396 of 435) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 435)
- 366 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 54 of 438) 10 Made Into Law (Ranks 236 of 438)
Farr was born July 4, 1941 in San Francisco, California. He was educated at Willamette University, Santa Clara University, and the Monterey Institute of International Studies, served in the Peace Corps, and was a staff member of the California State Assembly, a member of the Monterey County Board of Supervisors, and a member of the California State Assembly before entering the House.
He recently took a leadership role for the House Democrats in opposing the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) because he did not think it had good environmental and worker protections.http://peacecorpsonline.org/messages/messages/467/2034319.html Read More...
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- Past Seven Days: 33
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.Res.324Referred to the House Committee Aug 01, 2013 3 Views
Expressing support for designation of the week of September 22, 2013, through September 28, 2013, as "National Marine Technology Week" to reco...
H.R.1776 - Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation ActSubcommittee Hearings Held May 20, 2014 5 Views
To establish the Clear Creek National Recreation Area in San Benito and Fresno Counties, to designate the Joaquin Rocks Wilderness in such cou...
H.R.710 - Truth in Trials ActReferred to the Subcommittee Apr 08, 2013 6 Views
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an affirmative defense for the medical use of marijuana in accordance with the laws of the v...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5368 - Security and Opportunity for Vulnerable Migrant Children Act of 2014Referred to House Judiciary Jul 31, 2014 4 Views
To direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to address the factors driving large numbers of unaccompanied alien children from El Sa...
H.R.5331Referred to the House Committee Jul 31, 2014 7 Views
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 73839 Gorgonio Drive in Twentynine Palms, California, as the "Colonel...
H.R.5294 - Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Control and Prevention Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Aug 15, 2014 27 Views
To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
H.J.Res. 76: Nuclear weapon security & non-proliferation bill
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H J RES 76 Making continuing appropriations for the National Security Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5272: To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H R 5272 To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.Nay (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5230: Secure the Southwest Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
On Passage: H R 5230 Supplemental Appropriations, FY 2014Nay (with party)August 01, 2014