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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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.3591 - Minority Diabetes Initiative ActReferred to the House Committee Nov 21, 2013 17 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 10 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 10 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.Res.443Referred to the House Committee Dec 12, 2013 17 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the September 23, 2013, decision of the Dominican Republic Constitutional Court...
H.Res.434Motion to reconsider laid Dec 12, 2013 46 Views
Honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Nelson Mandela and expressing condolences on his passing.
H.Res.424Referred to the House Committee Nov 20, 2013 9 Views
Prohibiting the consideration of a concurrent resolution providing for adjournment unless the House has adopted a conference report on the bud...
Recent Voting History
H.Res. 441: Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3304, with an amendment.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree: H RES 441 Providing for concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3304, with an amendmentAbstain (against party)December 12, 2013
H.J.Res. 59: Budget agreement bill
On Motion to Recede and Concur in the Senate Amendment with Amendment: H J RES 59 Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposesNay (against party)December 12, 2013
On Approving the JournalAye (with party)December 12, 2013