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Congressman Karen Bass from California

Profile for Congressman Karen Bass from California

Congressman Karen  Bass
Democrat
California
202-225-7084
District: 37

Next Election: 2020

Missed 1 Votes

Absent for 2% of Votes

Votes with Party 95%

Seniority: 10

Latest Votes:

Nov 15 2019

Voted Yes On Passage on HR4863

United States Export Finance Agency Act

Nov 15 2019

Voted No On Motion to Recommit with Instructions on HR4863

United States Export Finance Agency Act

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Latest Announcements:

Nov 14 2019 - 9:45 AM

Rep. Bass: Republicans Look Desperate

Nov 13 2019 - 5:52 PM

Rep. Karen Bass On The First Public Impeachment Inquiry Hearing

Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $896,504
Individual $505,639
PAC & SuperPac $390,350
Disbursements: $829,566
Individual Refunds $7,515
Committee Refunds $6,000
Debts owed $0
Cash on Hand $312,339

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Bills Sponsored:

Oct 1 2019

hr4584

House Education and Labor

35 cosponsors

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to repeal the suspension of eligibility for assistance under title IV due to drug-related offenses.

Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. - Oct 1 2019

Sep 17 2019

hr4352

House Ways and Means Committee

4 cosponsors

To amend part B of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide grants to develop and enhance, or to evaluate, kinship navigator programs, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. - Sep 17 2019

Aug 27 2019

hres542

House Ways and Means Committee

0 cosponsors

Expressing support for the designation of September 2019 as "National Kinship Care Month".

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. - Aug 27 2019

Aug 9 2019

hconres57

House House Administration Committee

0 cosponsors

Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first African slaves to the territory that would become the United States.

Referred to the House Committee on House Administration. - Sep 10 2019

Jul 30 2019

hr4101

House Small Business Committee

24 cosponsors

To establish an expansive infrastructure program to create local jobs and raise the quality of life in every community, to launch middle class career pathways in infrastructure, and to invest in high quality American jobs, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security. - Aug 21 2019

Jul 17 2019

hr3795

House Judiciary Committee

0 cosponsors

To enable incarcerated persons to petition a Federal court for a second look at sentences longer than 10 years, where the person is not a danger to the safety of any person or the community, and has shown they are ready for reentry, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. - Aug 12 2019

Jun 24 2019

hr3438

House Ways and Means Committee

0 cosponsors

To provide for a temporarily enhanced Federal match for certain State or tribal child welfare data reporting expenditures.

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. - Jun 24 2019

Jun 4 2019

hr3085

House Foreign Affairs Committee

0 cosponsors

To authorize activities to combat the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. - Jun 4 2019

Jun 3 2019

hr3059

House Energy and Commerce Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act and the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act to ensure health insurance coverage continuity for former foster youth.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. - Jun 3 2019

Jun 3 2019

hr3061

House Ways and Means Committee

3 cosponsors

To support the establishment or expansion and operation of programs using a network of public and private community entities to provide mentoring for children in foster care.

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. - Jun 3 2019

Jun 3 2019

hr3057

House Energy and Commerce Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act to provide for immediate eligibility for former foster youth under Medicaid.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. - Jun 3 2019

May 30 2019

hres410

House Foreign Affairs Committee

11 cosponsors

Encouraging reunions of divided Korean-American families.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. - May 30 2019

May 7 2019

hres358

House Foreign Affairs Committee

54 cosponsors

Calling on the Government of Cameroon and armed groups to respect the human rights of all Cameroonian citizens, to end all violence, and to pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve the conflict in the Northwest and Southwest regions.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. - Jul 23 2019

Mar 12 2019

hr1685

House Education and Labor

0 cosponsors

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve education opportunities for physician assistants, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. - Mar 12 2019

Mar 12 2019

hr1686

House Energy and Commerce Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide loan repayment incentives for physician assistants, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. - Mar 12 2019

Mar 7 2019

hr1585

House Veterans' Affairs Committee

167 cosponsors

To reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, and for other purposes.

The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 1585. - Apr 10 2019

Jan 11 2019

hr507

House Education and Labor

7 cosponsors

To direct the Attorney General to study issues relating to human trafficking, and for other purposes.

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. - Feb 11 2019

Dec 6 2018

hres1170

House Foreign Affairs Committee

2 cosponsors

Urging the Government of Nigeria and Nigeria's political parties to ensure electoral accountability and work toward holding credible, peaceful, and transparent elections in February 2019.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. - Dec 6 2018

Nov 27 2018

hres1159

House Natural Resources Committee

24 cosponsors

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources. - Nov 27 2018

Oct 2 2018

hr7012

House Ways and Means Committee

1 cosponsors

To amend part B of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide grants to develop and enhance, or to evaluate, kinship navigator programs, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. - Oct 2 2018