Rep. Michael Honda
Democrat • 17th District, California • 7th Term • Sworn In 2001
- 31 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 20 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 76 of 436)
- 586 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 8 of 439) 7 Made Into Law (Ranks 333 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 19 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.4461 - Climate Change Education ActReferred to the Subcommittee Jun 13, 2014 6 Views
To authorize the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to establish a Climate Change Education Program.
H.R.4460Referred to the Subcommittee Jun 09, 2014 5 Views
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to repeal the sunset of the special immigrant nonminister religious worker program.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5168 - Full-Service Community Schools Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jul 23, 2014 9 Views
To authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants for the support of full-service community schools, and for other purposes.
H.R.5182 - Social Security and Medicare Parity Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jul 23, 2014 14 Views
To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide for equal treatment of individuals in same-sex marriages, and for other purposes.
H.R.5159Referred to House Judiciary Jul 22, 2014 14 Views
To permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation, and to ensure that employers consider these reques...
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 purposesNay (with party)July 28, 2014