Rep. Sam Farr
Democrat • 20th District, California • 11th Term • Sworn In 1993
- 4 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 391 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 76 of 436)
- 361 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 52 of 439) 8 Made Into Law (Ranks 286 of 439)
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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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.Res.324Referred to the House Committee Aug 01, 2013 0 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 2 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.Res.685Referred to the House Committee Jul 24, 2014 8 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Secretary of Defense should review section 504 of title 10, United States Code, ...
H.R.5101 - National Freight Network Trust Fund Act of 2014Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure Jul 14, 2014 5 Views
To establish a National Freight Network Trust Fund to improve the performance of the national freight network, and for other purposes.
H.R.5106Referred to the House Committee Jul 14, 2014 10 Views
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Admiral Callaghan Lane in Vallejo, California, as the "Philmore G...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 3107: Homeland Security Cybersecurity Boots-on-the-Ground Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 3107 Homeland Security Cybersecurity Boots-on-the-Ground ActAye (with party)July 28, 2014
H.R. 3202: Essential Transportation Worker Identification Credential Assessment Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 3202 Essential Transportation Worker Identification Credential Assessment ActAye (with party)July 28, 2014
H.R. 935: Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 935 To amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation of the use of pesticides in or near navigable waters, and for other purposesAye (against party)July 28, 2014