Rep. Michael Honda
Democrat • 17th District, California • 8th Term • Sworn In 2001
- 15 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 8 of 401) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 7 of 401)
- 152 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 8 of 439) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 45 of 439)
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 1 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 1 Views
To establish a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Master Teacher Corps program.
H.R.718 - Supporting Community Schools Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Feb 04, 2015 1 Views
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 in order to support the community schools model.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1709Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 2 Views
To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to provide for the assessment and management of the risks of drought to drinking water, and for other pur...
H.R.1710Referred to House Energy and Commerce Mar 26, 2015 2 Views
To amend the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 to provide additional financing options for water infrastructure projects carr...
H.R.1717Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 4 Views
To provide for programs and activities with respect to the prevention of underage drinking.
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