Rep. Sam Farr
Democrat • 20th District, California • 12th Term • Sworn In 1993
- 0 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 401 of 401) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 7 of 401)
- 78 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 91 of 439) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 45 of 439)
Farr was born July 4, 1941 in San Francisco, California. He was educated at Willamette University, Santa Clara University, and the Monterey Institute of International Studies, served in the Peace Corps, and was a staff member of the California State Assembly, a member of the Monterey County Board of Supervisors, and a member of the California State Assembly before entering the House.
He recently took a leadership role for the House Democrats in opposing the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) because he did not think it had good environmental and worker protections.http://peacecorpsonline.org/messages/messages/467/2034319.html Read More...
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Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1677Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 7 Views
To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to ensure health care coverage value and transparency for dental benefits under g...
H.R.1706Referred to House Education and the Workforce Mar 26, 2015 6 Views
To provide for the overall health and well-being of young people, including the promotion of comprehensive sexual health and healthy relations...
H.Res.182Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 12 Views
Supporting the goals and ideals of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
On Passage: H R 2 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Aye (with party)March 26, 2015
H.Res. 173: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making other improvements, to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes, and providing for proceedings during the period from March 27, 2015, through April 10, 2015.
On Agreeing to the Resolution: H RES 173 Providing for consideration of H. R. 2, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Aye (with party)March 26, 2015
H.Con.Res. 27: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025.
On Agreeing to the Resolution, as Amended: H CON RES 27 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025Nay (with party)March 25, 2015