Rep. Maxine Waters
Democrat • 43rd District, California • 12th Term • Sworn In 1991
- 18 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 108 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 436)
- 211 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 268 of 438) 8 Made Into Law (Ranks 336 of 438)
Born August 15, 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri, Waters attended Los Angeles State College (now California State University, Los Angeles). Prior to her entry into politics, she was a teacher and a volunteer coordinator in the Head Start program. Waters entered the California State Assembly in 1976.
Upon the retirement of Augustus F. Hawkins in 1990, Waters was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for the 29th Congressional District. (The district was renumbered the 35th District in 1992 after California gained 7 additional seats in the House after the 1990 U.S. census.) Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.Res.673Referred to the Subcommittee Jul 18, 2014 2 Views
Supporting the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, and for other purposes.
H.Res.474Referred to the Subcommittee Feb 27, 2014 3 Views
Honoring the 210th anniversary of Haiti's independence.
H.R.3591 - Minority Diabetes Initiative ActReferred to the Subcommittee Nov 22, 2013 4 Views
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to provide treatment for diabetes in minority communities.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5468Referred to the House Committee Sep 15, 2014 3 Views
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1103 USPS Building 1103 in Camp Pendleton, California, as the "Camp P...
H.R.5407 - Transparency in Policing Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Sep 08, 2014 25 Views
To direct the Attorney General to conduct a study on the cost of the purchase and use of body cameras by State and local law enforcement agenc...
H.Res.699Motion to reconsider laid Aug 01, 2014 10 Views
Welcoming African leaders to the first United States-Africa Leaders' Summit and African trade ministers to the 13th Forum of the African Growt...
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: 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 purposes.
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 purposesNay (against 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 purposesNay (with party)September 16, 2014