Rep. Michael Honda
Democrat • 17th District, California • 7th Term • Sworn In 2001
- 34 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 17 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 436)
- 625 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 8 of 438) 10 Made Into Law (Ranks 236 of 438)
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.5343 - All Students Count Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jul 31, 2014 8 Views
To amend section 1111(h)(1)(C)(i) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require that annual State report cards reflect the ...
H.R.5344 - Responsible Body Armor Possession ActReferred to the House Committee Jul 31, 2014 94 Views
To prohibit the purchase, ownership, or possession of enhanced body armor by civilians, with exceptions.
H.R.5283 - Land-Based Marine Debris Reduction ActReferred to the Subcommittee Aug 01, 2014 1 Views
To establish national goals for the reduction and recycling of municipal solid waste, to address the growing problem of marine debris, to requ...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5484Referred to House Armed Services Sep 16, 2014 3 Views
To establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs a national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the d...
H.R.5486Referred to the House Committee Sep 16, 2014 4 Views
To require the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate a rule to require child safety packaging for liquid nicotine containers, and f...
H.R.5494Referred to the House Committee Sep 16, 2014 2 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide the work opportunity tax credit with respect to the hiring of veterans in the field of r...
Recent Voting History
S. 1603: Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: S 1603 Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation ActAye (with party)September 16, 2014
H.R. 5461: Restoring Proven Financing for American Employers Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5461 To clarify the application of certain leverage and risk-based requirements under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to improve upon the definitions provided for points and fees in connection with a mortgage transaction, and for other purposesAye (with party)September 16, 2014
H.R. 5405: Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5405 To make technical corrections to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to enhance the ability of small and emerging growth companies to access capital through public and private markets, to reduce regulatory burdens, and for other purposesAye (against party)September 16, 2014