Rep. Sam Farr
Democrat • 20th District, California • 11th Term • Sworn In 1993
- 6 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 370 of 437) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 50 of 437)
- 388 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 54 of 440) 19 Made Into Law (Ranks 120 of 440)
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...
- Today: 3
- Past Seven Days: 19
- All-Time: 34,095
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5541 - Exercise and Fitness For All ActReferred to the Subcommittee Nov 17, 2014 1 Views
To promote the provision of exercise and fitness equipment that is accessible to individuals with disabilities.
H.R.5545Referred to the Subcommittee Dec 11, 2014 1 Views
To reauthorize the Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act of 2009.
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...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5880 - Eliminate So-Called Right-to-Work Legislation Nationwide Act of 2013Referred to the House Committee Dec 11, 2014 12 Views
To repeal a limitation in the Labor-Management Relations Act regarding requirements for labor organization membership as a condition of employ...
H.Res.777Referred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2014 7 Views
Recognizing the 66th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the celebration of "Human Rights Day".
H.R.5762 - Veterans Equal Access Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Nov 25, 2014 16 Views
To authorize Department of Veterans Affairs health care providers to provide recommendations and opinions to veterans regarding participation ...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5699: John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5699 John Muir National Historic Site Expansion ActAye (with party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 83: Making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment: H R 83 An Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to energyAye (against party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 5806: Supporting America's Charities Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5806 Supporting America’s Charities ActNay (with party)December 11, 2014