Rep. Michael Honda
Democrat • 17th District, California • 8th Term • Sworn In 2001
- 22 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 10 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 19 of 436)
- 300 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 7 of 440) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 113 of 440)
A Japanese American, Honda was born on June 27, 1941 in Walnut Grove, California and spent his early childhood in an Japanese American internment in Colorado. His family became strawberry sharecroppers in Blossom Valley in San Jose after their return in 1953.
He graduated from San Jose State University in 1968 with a bachelor's degree in biological sciences and Spanish and earned a master's degree in 1974. From 1965 to 1967 he served in the United States Peace Corps, working in El Salvador. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.2794 - Strengthen and Unite Communities with Civics Education and English Development Act of 2015Referred to House Ways and Means Jun 16, 2015 2 Views
To strengthen and unite communities through English literacy and civics education, and for other purposes.
H.Res.261Referred to the Subcommittee May 20, 2015 0 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should work with the Government of Nepal to ensure that the unique...
H.Res.240Referred to the Subcommittee May 20, 2015 0 Views
Recognizing the economic, cultural, and political contributions of the Southeast Asian American community at this time of the 40th anniversary...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.2902Referred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2015 7 Views
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to address and take action to prevent bullying and harassment of students.
H.R.2934Referred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2015 0 Views
To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the authority of the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans for five years.
H.R.2887 - Time Off to Vote ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2015 20 Views
To provide employees with 2 hours of paid leave in order to vote in Federal elections.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2200: CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2200 CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing ActAye (with party)June 25, 2015
H.R. 1295: AGOA Extension and Enhancement Act of 2015
On Motion to Concur in Senate Amendment to House Amendment to Senate Amendment: H R 1295 To extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the Generalized System of Preferences, the preferential duty treatment program for Haiti, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)June 25, 2015
H.R. 1615: DHS FOIA Efficiency Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1615 DHS FOIA Efficiency Act of 2015Aye (with party)June 25, 2015