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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:

Jun 26 2019

Voted Yes On Passage on HR3351

Making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes

Jun 26 2019

Voted No On Motion to Recommit with Instructions on HR3351

Making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes

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Latest Announcements:

Jun 26 2019 - 11:19 AM

Rep. Bass Urges Colleagues To Support Resolution On Cameroon

Jun 25 2019 - 9:00 AM

Rep. Bass: "You cannot tell me that the federal government does not have money for toothpaste and soap."

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:

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

Sep 13 2018

hr6805

House Judiciary Committee

58 cosponsors

To prohibit the use of restraints and restrictive housing on inmates during the period of pregnancy, labor and postpartum recovery, to collect data on incarcerated pregnant women in the United States and the results of such pregnancies, to address the health needs of incarcerated women related to pregnancy and childbirth, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. - Sep 13 2018

Jul 23 2018

hr6472

House Foreign Affairs Committee

4 cosponsors

To amend the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act of 2001.

Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall w - Jul 23 2018

Jun 27 2018

hr6236

House Armed Services Committee

53 cosponsors

To require the reunification of families separated upon entry into the United States as a result of the "zero-tolerance" immigration policy requiring criminal prosecution of all adults apprehended crossing the border illegally, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. - Aug 2 2018

May 25 2018

hres914

House Ways and Means Committee

110 cosponsors

Recognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster care system.

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. - May 25 2018

Mar 6 2018

hres765

House Energy and Commerce Committee

4 cosponsors

Expressing support for the designation of May 15, 2018, as "National Senior Fraud Awareness Day" to raise awareness about the barrage of fraud attempts that seniors face, to encourage the implementation of policies to prevent these scams from happening, and to improve protections from these scams for seniors.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. - Mar 6 2018

Feb 13 2018

hr4998

House Energy and Commerce Committee

5 cosponsors

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

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. - Feb 13 2018

Dec 4 2017

hres644

House Foreign Affairs Committee

40 cosponsors

Strongly condemning the slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. - Dec 4 2017