Maxine Waters on Cuba

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Voting Record

Sense of House - Opposition to Repression

In September of 2005, the House voted on a sense of the House regarding the July, 2005, measures of extreme repression on the part of the Cuban Government against members of Cubas prodemocracy movement. The measure passed 393-31. Maxine Waters voted against the sense of the House.

Maxine Waters voted against the sense of the House.

Sense of House on assembly

Expressing support to the organizers and participants of the historic meeting of the Assembly to Promote the Civil Society in Cuba on May 20, 1005, in Cuba. The measure passed 392-22. Maxine Waters voted against the amendment.

Maxine Waters voted against the amendment.

Sense of Congress - Anniversary of Crackdown

Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the two-year anniversary of the human rights crackdown in Cuba Maxine Waters voted against the sense of the House.

Maxine Waters voted against the sense of the House.

Sense of Congress - Human Rights Violations

In April of 2003, the House voted on a sense of the Senate regarding the systematic human rights violations in Cuba committed by the Castro regime; calling for the immediate release of all political prisoners and supporting free elections for Cuba. The measure passed 414-0. Maxine Waters voted Present

Sense of House - Human Rights

In April of 2001, the House voted on a sense expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the human rights situation in Cuba. The measure passed 347-44. Maxine Waters voted against the sense of the House.

Maxine Waters voted against the sense of the House.

To Promote a Transition to Democracy in Cuba

In September of 1992, the House voted on a measure to promote a transition to Democracy in Cuba. The measure passed 276-135. Maxine Waters voted against the legislation.

Maxine Waters voted against the legislation.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-111; Bill Number-H R 874; Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act - Cosponsor

Prohibits the President from regulating or prohibiting travel to or from Cuba by U.S. citizens or legal residents or any of the transactions ordinarily incident to such travel, except in time of war or armed hostilities between the United States and Cuba, or of imminent danger to the public health or the physical safety of U.S. travelers.

Session-111; Bill Number-H R 2272; United States-Cuba Trade Normalization Act of 2009 - Cosponsor

Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to repeal the embargo on trade with Cuba. Prohibits the exercise by the President with respect to Cuba of certain authorities conferred by the Trading With the Enemy Act and exercised on July 1, 1977, as a result of a specified national emergency. Makes ineffective any prohibition on exports to Cuba under the Export Administration Act of 1979.

Session-110; Bill Number-H R 654; Export Freedom to Cuba Act of 2007 - Cosponsor

To allow travel between the United States and Cuba.

Session-110; Bill Number-H R 624; Free Trade With Cuba Act - Cosponsor

To lift the trade embargo on Cuba, and for other purposes.

Session-111; Bill Number-H R 874; Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act - Cosponsor

To allow travel between the United States and Cuba.

Session-111; Bill Number-H R 2272; United States-Cuba Trade Normalization Act of 2009 - Cosponsor

To lift the trade embargo on Cuba, and for other purposes.

Session-110; Bill Number-H R 624; Free Trade With Cuba Act - Cosponsor

To lift the trade embargo on Cuba, and for other purposes.

Session-109; Bill Number-H R 2617; Travel Restrictions in Cuba - Cosponsor

To bar certain additional restrictions on travel and remittances to Cuba.

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