Rep. Maxine Waters
Democrat • 43rd District, California • 13th Term • Sworn In 1991
- 9 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 123 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 76 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 318 of 440) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 114 of 440)
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...
- Today: 14
- Past Seven Days: 50
- All-Time: 39,690
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.2642 - Community Lender Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jun 03, 2015 3 Views
To provide sensible relief to community financial institutions, to protect consumers, and for other purposes.
H.R.2495 - TIGER Grants for Job Creation ActReferred to House Budget May 21, 2015 2 Views
Making supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for the TIGER Discretionary Grant program, and for other purposes.
H.R.2343Referred to the Subcommittee May 15, 2015 3 Views
To amend the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century to modify a high priority project in the State of California, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.344Referred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2015 126 Views
Urging the discontinued use of the Confederate battle flag, which represents pain, humiliation, torture, and racial oppression, in remembrance...
H.R.2867 - Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2015 10 Views
To amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4...
H.R.2866 - Healthy MOM ActReferred to House Oversight and Government Reform Jun 23, 2015 7 Views
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to provide for a special enrollment period for pregnant women, and for other purposes.
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: Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization 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