Rep. Michael Honda
Democrat • 17th District, California • 8th Term • Sworn In 2001
- 14 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 4 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 352)
- 106 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 4 of 438) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 41 of 438)
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.Res.156Referred to the House Committee Mar 18, 2015 3 Views
Recognizing the cultural and historical significance of Nowruz.
H.R.794 - STEM Master Teacher Corps Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Feb 05, 2015 0 Views
To establish a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Master Teacher Corps program.
H.R.717 - All Students Count Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Feb 04, 2015 2 Views
To amend section 1111(h)(1)(C)(i) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require that annual State report cards reflect the ...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1619Referred to the House Committee Mar 25, 2015 2 Views
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the b...
H.R.1635Referred to House Judiciary Mar 25, 2015 3 Views
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude cannabidiol and cannabidiol-rich plants from the definition of marihuana, and for other purp...
H.R.1548Referred to the House Committee Mar 23, 2015 8 Views
To amend the Clean Air Act to eliminate the exemption for aggregation of emissions from oil and gas sources, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 33: Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 33 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders ActAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposesAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H J RES 35 Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposesNay (with party)February 27, 2015