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Congressman Jamie Raskin from Maryland

Profile for Congressman Jamie Raskin from Maryland

Congressman Jamie  Raskin
Democrat
Maryland
202-225-5341
District: 8

Next Election: 2020

Missed 0 Votes

Absent for 0% of Votes

Votes with Party 95%

Seniority: 4

Latest Votes:

Feb 13 2020

Voted Yes On Passage on HJRES79

Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

Feb 13 2020

Voted Yes On Passage on HR2546

Protecting America’s Wilderness Act

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Latest Announcements:

Feb 19 2020 - 10:07 AM

Raskin's Oversight Subcommittee Launches Investigation into Use of Eminent Domain by Energy Companies

Feb 14 2020 - 1:22 PM

76 House Members Call on President to Grant Relief to 190,000 Ill Veterans

Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $1,185,776
Individual $824,912
PAC & SuperPac $339,300
Disbursements: $872,438
Individual Refunds $13,878
Committee Refunds $0
Debts owed $0
Cash on Hand $665,130

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Bills Sponsored:

Feb 10 2020

hres842

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Requiring an affirmative vote of a majority of the Members present and voting, a quorum being present, on final passage of House Joint Resolution 79.

Referred to the House Committee on Rules. - Feb 10 2020

Jan 30 2020

hr5735

House Oversight and Reform Committee

1 cosponsors

To amend title 5, United States Code, to allow certain senior employees in the judicial branch of Government to carry over up to 90 days of annual leave each year, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. - Jan 30 2020

Jan 27 2020

hres811

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3621) to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to remove adverse information for certain defaulted or delinquent private education loan borrowers who demonstrate a history of loan repayment, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 550) to award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the United States Merchant Mariners of World War II, in recognition of their dedicated and vital service during World War II.

Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 71. - Jan 28 2020

Dec 4 2019

hres741

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4) to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 326) expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a negotiated two-state solution.

Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 57. - Dec 5 2019

Jul 15 2019

hres491

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3494) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes; relating to the consideration of House Report 116-125 and an accompanying resolution; relating to the consideration of measures disapproving of sales, exports, or approvals pursuant to the Arms Export Control Act; and providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 489) condemning President Trump's racist comments directed at Members of Congress.

Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 36. - Jul 16 2019

Jun 10 2019

hres431

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2740) making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 430) authorizing the Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain subpoenas and for other purposes.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. - Jun 11 2019

Apr 22 2019

hconres35

House Energy and Commerce Committee

0 cosponsors

Expressing the sense of Congress that the United States is committed to ensuring a safe and healthy climate for future generations, and to creating solutions for restoring the climate.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. - Apr 22 2019

Mar 7 2019

hres183

House Foreign Affairs Committee

1 cosponsors

Condemning anti-Semitism as hateful expressions of intolerance that are contradictory to the values and aspirations that define the people of the United States and condemning anti-Muslim discrimination and bigotry against minorities as hateful expressions of intolerance that are contrary to the values and aspirations of the United States.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Justice. - Mar 25 2019

Feb 25 2019

hres145

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 8) to require a background check for every firearm sale, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1112) to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to strengthen the background check procedures to be followed before a Federal firearms licensee may transfer a firearm to a person who is not such a licensee.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. - Feb 26 2019

Jan 31 2019

hr936

House House Administration Committee

8 cosponsors

To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit a corporation from making disbursements for a political purpose unless the corporation has assessed the preferences of its shareholders with respect to such disbursements, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. - Jan 31 2019

Jan 29 2019

hres87

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 790) to provide for a pay increase in 2019 for certain civilian employees of the Federal Government, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 5. - Jan 30 2019

Jan 15 2019

hres43

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 268) making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes, and waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. - Jan 16 2019

Oct 2 2018

hr7024

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

5 cosponsors

To establish a Federal standard in order to improve the Nation's resilience to current and future flood risk.

Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such pr - Oct 2 2018

Jul 18 2018

hr6435

House House Administration Committee

8 cosponsors

To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to prohibit States from entering into agreements with vendors for the provision, support, or maintenance of election systems if the vendors are owned or controlled by persons who are not citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the United States or do not meet cybersecurity best practices, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on House Administration. - Jul 18 2018

May 21 2018

hr5902

House Judiciary Committee

21 cosponsors

To amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to provide for reform in the operations of the Office of Government Ethics, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provision - May 21 2018

Apr 27 2018

hr5652

House Judiciary Committee

12 cosponsors

To prohibit the transfer of a firearm to a person whose State license to purchase, own, or possess a firearm has been revoked, or a person who has been ordered by a State court to surrender all firearms.

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. - Apr 27 2018

Mar 15 2018

hr5304

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

5 cosponsors

To prohibit Federal agencies from using Government funds to pay for the lodging of agency employees at establishments that are owned by or employ certain public officials or their relatives.

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. - Mar 15 2018

Dec 15 2017

hres666

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to observe a 60-second moment of silence in the House for those killed by gun violence in the United States on the next legislative day after any such individual dies.

Referred to the House Committee on Rules. - Dec 15 2017

Nov 14 2017

hr4382

House Judiciary Committee

1 cosponsors

To maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media.

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. - Nov 14 2017

May 22 2017

hres349

House Foreign Affairs Committee

3 cosponsors

Calling for the global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations. - Jun 27 2017