Rep. Michael Honda
Democrat • 17th District, California • 8th Term • Sworn In 2001
- 33 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 8 of 439) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 51 of 439)
- 495 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 6 of 440) 2 Made Into Law (Ranks 283 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.4013 - Equity and Excellence in American Education Act of 2015Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform Nov 16, 2015 19 Views
To create an equitable and excellent education system in the United States so that every child, regardless of race, ethnicity, social class, o...
H.Res.519Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Nov 19, 2015 25 Views
Supporting the ideals and goals of the "International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women".
H.R.3926 - Gun Violence Research ActReferred to the House Committee Nov 04, 2015 11 Views
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for better understanding of the epidemic of gun violence, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.540Referred to House Ways and Means Nov 30, 2015 20 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the policies of the United States should support a transition to near zero greenhous...
H.Res.538Referred to the House Committee Nov 19, 2015 27 Views
Supporting the goals and ideals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month by promoting awareness of adoption and the children in fo...
H.R.4117 - TRUST Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Nov 19, 2015 11 Views
To require statistics relating to community trust in law enforcement in the National Crime Victim's Survey, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2270: Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2270 Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story ActAye (with party)November 30, 2015
H.R. 2288: To remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2288 To remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other purposesAye (with party)November 30, 2015
H.R. 4038: American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015
On Passage: H R 4038 American Security Against Foreign Enemies ActNay (with party)November 19, 2015