Rep. Maxine Waters
Democrat • 43rd District, California • 12th Term • Sworn In 1991
- 17 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 100 of 435) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 74 of 435)
- 191 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 271 of 438) 6 Made Into Law (Ranks 367 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: 35
- All-Time: 38,026
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.Res.474Referred to the Subcommittee Feb 27, 2014 6 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.
H.R.3317 - Holding Individuals Accountable and Deterring Money Laundering ActReferred to the Subcommittee Jan 09, 2014 8 Views
To strengthen the Federal statutes designed to deter money laundering and terrorism financing, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.4995Referred to the House Committee Jun 26, 2014 9 Views
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6531 Van Nuys Boulevard in Van Nuys, California, as the "Marilyn Monr...
H.R.4950 - Protecting American Jobs and Exports ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2014 25 Views
To reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States for 7 years, and for other purposes.
H.R.4939Referred to the House Committee Jun 23, 2014 7 Views
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2551 Galena Avenue in Simi Valley, California, as the "Neil Havens Po...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 4289: DHS Interoperable Communications Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 4289 Department of Homeland Security Interoperable Communications ActAye (with party)July 08, 2014
H.R. 4263: Social Media Working Group Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 4263 Social Media Working Group Act of 2014Aye (with party)July 08, 2014
H.R. 4899: Streamlining Permitting of American Energy Act of 2014
On Passage: H R 4899 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works ActNay (with party)June 26, 2014