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BERA, Ami, a Representative from California; born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 2, 1965; B.S., University of California, Irvine, Calif., 1987; M.D., University of California, Irvine, Calif., 1991; physician; professor; associate dean, University of California-Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, Calif., 2004-2007; Sacramento County, Calif., chief medical officer, 1999-2004; unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2013-present).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Ami Bera" in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900-2017. 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 Publishing Office, 2018.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Foreign Affairs
    • Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation - Chair
    • Oversight and Investigations - Chair
  • House Committee - Science, Space, and Technology
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