Rep. Maxine Waters
Democrat • 43rd District, California • 12th Term • Sworn In 1991
- 19 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 113 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 122 of 437)
- 226 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 259 of 439) 12 Made Into Law (Ranks 285 of 439)
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.R.5664Referred to the Subcommittee Sep 19, 2014 1 Views
To amend the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century to modify a high priority project in the State of California, and for other purposes.
H.Res.673Referred to the Subcommittee Jul 18, 2014 3 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 0 Views
Honoring the 210th anniversary of Haiti's independence.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5877Referred to House Education and the Workforce Dec 11, 2014 7 Views
To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and title 5, United States Code, to require plans to establish policies addressin...
H.R.5830Referred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2014 9 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.Res.774Referred to the House Committee Dec 08, 2014 7 Views
Honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Louis Zamperini and expressing condolences on his passing.
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