Rep. Maxine Waters
Democrat • 43rd District, California • 13th Term • Sworn In 1991
- 2 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 199 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 352)
- 29 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 265 of 438) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 41 of 438)
Born August 15, 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri, Waters attended Los Angeles State College (now California State University, Los Angeles). Prior to her entry into politics, she was a teacher and a volunteer coordinator in the Head Start program. Waters entered the California State Assembly in 1976.
Upon the retirement of Augustus F. Hawkins in 1990, Waters was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for the 29th Congressional District. (The district was renumbered the 35th District in 1992 after California gained 7 additional seats in the House after the 1990 U.S. census.) Read More...
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- Past Seven Days: 31
- All-Time: 39,102
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.1031Referred to the House Committee Feb 24, 2015 24 Views
To reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and for other purposes.
H.R.768 - Stop AIDS in Prison Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Feb 05, 2015 4 Views
To provide for an effective HIV/AIDS program in Federal prisons.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.123Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Feb 24, 2015 20 Views
Expressing support for designation of August 6 as National Voting Rights Day.
H.Res.118Referred to the House Committee Feb 13, 2015 12 Views
Recognizing the significance of the 68th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and supporting ...
H.R.996Referred to the House Committee Feb 13, 2015 10 Views
To designate certain National Forest System lands and certain public lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior in the Stat...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 33: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
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