Rep. Maxine Waters
Democrat • 43rd District, California • 13th Term • Sworn In 1991
- 13 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 69 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 30 of 437)
- 86 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 327 of 440) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 320 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...
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- Past Seven Days: 47
- All-Time: 39,828
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.Res.366Referred to the House Committee Jul 16, 2015 18 Views
Supporting the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, and for other purposes.
H.R.3090 - Alzheimer's Caregiver Support ActReferred to the House Committee Jul 16, 2015 13 Views
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for training and support services for Alzheimer's patients and their families.
H.R.3091 - Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program Reauthorization Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jul 16, 2015 7 Views
To amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to reauthorize the Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.3218Referred to the House Committee Jul 27, 2015 8 Views
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 836 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, California as the "Special Warfare...
H.R.3206 - Student Tax Relief Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jul 23, 2015 12 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income student loan indebtedness discharged in connection with closures of ed...
H.R.3155 - Kalief's LawReferred to the House Committee Jul 22, 2015 14 Views
To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide for the humane treatment of youths who are in police custody, and f...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2770: Keeping our Travelers Safe and Secure Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2770 Keeping our Travelers Safe and Secure ActAye (with party)July 27, 2015
H.R. 1656: Secret Service Improvements Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1656 Secret Service Improvements Act of 2015Aye (with party)July 27, 2015
S. 1482: Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: S 1482 Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2015Aye (with party)July 27, 2015