Rep. Michael Honda
Democrat • 17th District, California • 7th Term • Sworn In 2001
- 31 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 20 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 75 of 436)
- 580 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 8 of 439) 7 Made Into Law (Ranks 330 of 439)
A Japanese American, Honda was born on June 27, 1941 in Walnut Grove, California and spent his early childhood in an Japanese American internment in Colorado. His family became strawberry sharecroppers in Blossom Valley in San Jose after their return in 1953.
He graduated from San Jose State University in 1968 with a bachelor's degree in biological sciences and Spanish and earned a master's degree in 1974. From 1965 to 1967 he served in the United States Peace Corps, working in El Salvador. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.4816 - Toxic Exposure Research and Military Family Support Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Jun 16, 2014 12 Views
To establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs a national center for the diagnosis, treatment, and research of health conditions of the de...
H.R.4460Referred to the Subcommittee Jun 09, 2014 9 Views
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to repeal the sunset of the special immigrant nonminister religious worker program.
H.R.4461 - Climate Change Education ActReferred to the Subcommittee Jun 13, 2014 8 Views
To authorize the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to establish a Climate Change Education Program.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5159Referred to House Judiciary Jul 22, 2014 2 Views
To permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation, and to ensure that employers consider these reques...
H.Res.673Referred to the House Committee Jul 17, 2014 12 Views
Supporting the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, and for other purposes.
H.R.5109Referred to the House Committee Jul 15, 2014 15 Views
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1048 West Robinhood Drive in Stockton, California, as the "W. Ronald ...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 3230: Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 3230 Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014Abstain (against party)July 22, 2014
H.R. 1022: Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs Act of 2013
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1022 Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs ActAbstain (against party)July 22, 2014
H.R. 4411: Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 4411 To prevent Hezbollah and associated entities from gaining access to international financial and other institutions, and for other purposes.Abstain (against party)July 22, 2014