Rep. Maxine Waters
Democrat • 43rd District, California • 13th Term • Sworn In 1991
- 22 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 36 of 439) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 51 of 439)
- 147 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 262 of 440) 3 Made Into Law (Ranks 190 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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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.4052Referred to the House Committee Nov 17, 2015 13 Views
To amend the Public Health Service Act to prioritize the treatment of veterans with traumatic brain injuries through the National Health Servi...
H.R.4054 - Ensuring Quality Education for Veterans ActReferred to House Veterans' Affairs Nov 17, 2015 12 Views
To revise the 90-10 rule under the Higher Education Act of 1965 to count veterans' education benefits under such rule, and for other purposes.
H.R.4053Referred to the House Committee Nov 17, 2015 11 Views
To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants for repair and remodeling of community centers, clinics, and hospitals that serv...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Con.Res.93Message on Senate action sent Nov 19, 2015 27 Views
Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the ratification...
H.R.4005 - Local Hire ActReferred to the Subcommittee Nov 17, 2015 7 Views
To amend titles 23 and 49, United States Code, to allow local hiring for transportation projects.
H.R.3938Referred to the House Committee Nov 05, 2015 10 Views
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6531 Van Nuys Boulevard in Van Nuys, California, as the "Marilyn Monr...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2270: Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2270 Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story ActAye (with party)November 30, 2015
H.R. 2288: To remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2288 To remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other purposesAye (with party)November 30, 2015
H.R. 4038: American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015
On Passage: H R 4038 American Security Against Foreign Enemies ActNay (with party)November 19, 2015