Rep. Maxine Waters
Democrat • 43rd District, California • 12th Term • Sworn In 1991
- 15 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 72 of 433) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 34 of 433)
- 140 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 213 of 436) 3 Made Into Law (Ranks 247 of 436)
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: 34
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.3591 - Minority Diabetes Initiative ActReferred to the House Committee Nov 21, 2013 25 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 Committee Oct 23, 2013 6 Views
To strengthen the Federal statutes designed to deter money laundering and terrorism financing, and for other purposes.
H.Con.Res.60Referred to the Committee Oct 11, 2013 11 Views
Expressing the sense of Congress that financial institutions should work proactively with their customers affected by the shutdown of the Fede...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.3560 - Universal RESPECT ActReferred to House Homeland Security Nov 20, 2013 7 Views
To mandate the basic educational, regulatory, and management actions necessary for the prevention of racial profiling practices by law enforce...
H.Res.415Referred to the House Committee Nov 15, 2013 6 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to the tragic shooting at Los Angeles International Airport on November 1, 2...
H.R.3511 - Keeping Flood Insurance Affordable Act of 2013Referred to House Rules Nov 15, 2013 11 Views
To delay the implementation of certain provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 1204: Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act of 2013
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1204 To amend title 49, United States Code, to direct the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration) to establish an Aviation Security Advisory Committee, andAye (with party)December 03, 2013
H.R. 2719: Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2719 To require the Transportation Security Administration to implement best practices and improve transparency with regard to technology acquisition programs, and for other purposesAye (with party)December 03, 2013
H.R. 255: To amend certain definitions contained in the Provo River Project Transfer Act for purposes of clarifying certain property descriptions, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 255 To amend certain definitions contained in the Provo River Project Transfer Act for purposes of clarifying certain property descriptions, and for other purposesAye (with party)December 03, 2013