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BECERRA, Xavier, a Representative from California; born in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., January 26, 1958; B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1980; J.D., Stanford University, Stanford., Calif., 1984; lawyer, private practice; staff, California state senator Art Torres, 1986; deputy attorney general, Office of the Attorney General, State of California, 1987-1990; member of the California state assembly, 1990-1992; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to the twelve succeeding Congresses until his resignation on January 24, 2017 (January 3, 1993-January 24, 2017); chair, House Democratic Caucus (One Hundred Thirteenth and One Hundred Fourteenth Congresses); attorney general of California, 2017-present.

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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Xavier Becerra" in Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Budget
  • House Committee - Economic and Educational Opportunities
  • House Committee - Education and Labor
  • House Committee - Judiciary
  • House Committee - Science, Space, and Technology
  • House Committee - Small Business
  • House Committee - Ways and Means
  • Joint Committee - Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction
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