Rep. Maxine Waters
Democrat • 43rd District, California • 12th Term • Sworn In 1991
- 18 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 105 of 435) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 435)
- 209 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 263 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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- Past Seven Days: 41
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.Res.673Referred to the House Committee Jul 17, 2014 5 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 4 Views
Honoring the 210th anniversary of Haiti's independence.
H.R.3591 - Minority Diabetes Initiative ActReferred to the Subcommittee Nov 22, 2013 6 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.Res.699Motion to reconsider laid Aug 01, 2014 20 Views
Welcoming African leaders to the first United States-Africa Leaders' Summit and African trade ministers to the 13th Forum of the African Growt...
H.Res.701Referred to the House Committee Jul 31, 2014 19 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the current outbreak of Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia is an internation...
H.R.5331Referred to the House Committee Jul 31, 2014 9 Views
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 73839 Gorgonio Drive in Twentynine Palms, California, as the "Colonel...
Recent Voting History
H.J.Res. 76: Nuclear weapon security & non-proliferation bill
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H J RES 76 Making continuing appropriations for the National Security Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5272: To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H R 5272 To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.Nay (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5230: Secure the Southwest Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
On Passage: H R 5230 Supplemental Appropriations, FY 2014Nay (with party)August 01, 2014