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Congressman Karen Bass from California

Profile for Congressman Karen Bass from California

Congressman Karen  Bass
Democrat
Next Election: 2020
Karen Bass
California
202-225-7084
District: 37
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Latest Announcements:

Jul 7 2020 - 6:55 PM

Rep. Bass Slams Trump Withdrawal From World Health Organization

Jul 6 2020 - 2:31 PM

Rep. Bass Statement on Death of Ethiopian Singer Hachalu Hundessa and Ensuing Violence in the Country

Latest Votes:

Jul 1 2020

Voted Yes On Passage on HR2

INVEST in America Act

Jul 1 2020

Voted No On Motion to Recommit with Instructions on HR2

INVEST in America Act

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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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Recently Sponsored Bills:

hr7120 - Jun 8 2020

To hold law enforcement accountable for misconduct in court, improve transparency through data collection, and reform police training and policies.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
230

hr7120 - Jun 8 2020

To hold law enforcement accountable for misconduct in court, improve transparency through data collection, and reform police training and policies.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
230

hr7120 - Jun 8 2020

To hold law enforcement accountable for misconduct in court, improve transparency through data collection, and reform police training and policies.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
230

hr7120 - Jun 8 2020

To hold law enforcement accountable for misconduct in court, improve transparency through data collection, and reform police training and policies.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
230

hr7120 - Jun 8 2020

To hold law enforcement accountable for misconduct in court, improve transparency through data collection, and reform police training and policies.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
230

hr6848 - May 13 2020

To temporarily preserve eligibility for foster care benefits, and suspend certain education and work requirements, for youth who would otherwise age out of eligibility for the benefits during a health emergency or disaster declared with respect to the coronavirus pandemic, and for other purposes.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
4

hres966 - May 13 2020

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.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
30

hr4584 - Oct 1 2019

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

House Education and Labor

Cosponsors
35

hr4352 - Sep 17 2019

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.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
4

hres542 - Aug 27 2019

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

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
0

hconres57 - Aug 9 2019

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.

House House Administration Committee

Cosponsors
0

hconres57 - Aug 9 2019

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.

House House Administration Committee

Cosponsors
0

hconres57 - Aug 9 2019

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.

House House Administration Committee

Cosponsors
0

hconres57 - Aug 9 2019

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.

House House Administration Committee

Cosponsors
0

hconres57 - Aug 9 2019

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.

House House Administration Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr4101 - Jul 30 2019

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.

House Homeland Security Committee

Cosponsors
25

hr4101 - Jul 30 2019

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.

House Small Business Committee

Cosponsors
24

hr3795 - Jul 17 2019

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.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr3438 - Jun 24 2019

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

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr3085 - Jun 4 2019

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

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr3057 - Jun 3 2019

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

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr3061 - Jun 3 2019

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.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr3059 - Jun 3 2019

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.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres410 - May 30 2019

Encouraging reunions of divided Korean-American families.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
39

hres410 - May 30 2019

Encouraging reunions of divided Korean-American families.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
11

hres358 - May 7 2019

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.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
54

hr1685 - Mar 12 2019

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

House Education and Labor

Cosponsors
0

hr1686 - Mar 12 2019

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

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr1585 - Mar 7 2019

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

House Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
167

hr1585 - Mar 7 2019

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

House Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
167

hr1585 - Mar 7 2019

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

House Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
167

hr1585 - Mar 7 2019

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

House Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
167

hr1585 - Mar 7 2019

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

House Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
167

hr507 - Jan 11 2019

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

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
7

hr507 - Jan 11 2019

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

House Education and Labor

Cosponsors
7

hres1170 - Dec 6 2018

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.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
2

hres1159 - Nov 27 2018

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

House Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
24

hr7012 - Oct 2 2018

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.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr6805 - Sep 13 2018

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.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
58

hr6472 - Jul 23 2018

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

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
4