Rep. Michael Honda
Democrat • 17th District, California • 7th Term • Sworn In 2001
- 36 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 19 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 146 of 437)
- 661 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 8 of 440) 20 Made Into Law (Ranks 93 of 440)
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.5606 - Homemade Firearms Accountability Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Oct 28, 2014 11 Views
To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to require homemade firearms to have serial numbers, and for other purposes.
H.R.5607 - Voices of Human Trafficking Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Oct 28, 2014 1 Views
To establish the United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking to review Federal Government policy on human trafficking.
H.R.5344 - Responsible Body Armor Possession ActReferred to the Subcommittee Sep 26, 2014 39 Views
To prohibit the purchase, ownership, or possession of enhanced body armor by civilians, with exceptions.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.777Referred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2014 4 Views
Recognizing the 66th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the celebration of "Human Rights Day".
H.Res.767Referred to the Subcommittee Dec 19, 2014 6 Views
Expressing support for designation of December 3, 2014, as the "National Day of 3D Printing".
H.R.5778 - Boko Haram Disarmament and Northeast Nigeria Recovery Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Dec 01, 2014 5 Views
To support stabilization and lasting peace in northeast Nigeria and areas affected by Boko Haram through development of a regional strategy to...
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 ActAbstain (against 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 energyNay (with 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