Rep. Barbara Lee
Democrat • 13th District, California • 9th Term • Sworn In 1998
- 51 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 7 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 105 of 437)
- 730 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 5 of 439) 10 Made Into Law (Ranks 269 of 439)
Lee was born July 16, 1946 in El Paso, Texas. She was educated at Mills College and the University of California, Berkeley, and was chief of staff for United States Representative Ron Dellums and a member of the California State Assembly and the California State Senate before entering the House.
In 2001, Congresswoman Lee cast the only "no" vote to the US invasion of Afghanistan. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5494 - Incentives for our Nation's Veterans in Energy Sustainability TechnologiesReferred to the House Committee Sep 16, 2014 0 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...
H.R.5352 - Pathways Out of Poverty Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Nov 17, 2014 77 Views
To strengthen and expand proven anti-poverty programs and initiatives.
H.R.5287Referred to the House Committee Jul 30, 2014 1 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit for expenses for household and elder care services necessary for gainful em...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5830Referred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2014 14 Views
To provide that in the case of a law enforcement officer who uses deadly force against a person, and thereby causes the death of that person, ...
H.R.5831Referred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2014 13 Views
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a penalty for violent crimes by certain State or local law enforcement officers, and for oth...
H.Res.777Referred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2014 16 Views
Recognizing the 66th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the celebration of "Human Rights Day".
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 ActAye (with party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 83: To require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of technical, policy, and financial experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and the Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to affordable, reliable energy, including increasing use of indigenous clean-energy resources, 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