Rep. Sam Farr
Democrat • 20th District, California • 11th Term • Sworn In 1993
- 4 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 326 of 433) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 34 of 433)
- 240 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 45 of 436) 3 Made Into Law (Ranks 247 of 436)
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: 8
- Past Seven Days: 38
- All-Time: 32,368
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.Res.324Referred to the House Committee Aug 01, 2013 5 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 ActReferred to the Subcommittee May 03, 2013 6 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 10 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.3774Referred to House Appropriations Dec 16, 2013 23 Views
To amend title V of the Social Security Act to eliminate the abstinence-only education program, and for other purposes.
H.Res.440Referred to the House Committee Dec 11, 2013 20 Views
Congratulating Pope Francis on his election and recognizing his inspirational statements and actions.
H.Res.436Referred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2013 12 Views
Recognizing the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the celebration of "Human Rights Day".
Recent Voting History
H.Res. 441: Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3304, with an amendment.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree: H RES 441 Providing for concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3304, with an amendmentAye (with party)December 12, 2013
H.J.Res. 59: Budget agreement bill
On Motion to Recede and Concur in the Senate Amendment with Amendment: H J RES 59 Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposesAye (with party)December 12, 2013
On Approving the JournalNay (against party)December 12, 2013