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Congressman Karen Bass from California

Profile for Congressman Karen Bass from California

Congressman Karen  Bass
Democrat
Next Election: 2022
Karen Bass
California
202-225-7084
District: 37
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Latest Announcements:

Sep 23 2022 - 10:18 PM

Reps. Bass, Bacon, Langevin, Mullin, and Lawrence Introduce Resolution Designating September as National Kinship Care Month

Sep 22 2022 - 10:18 PM

Rep. Bass Votes to Strengthen Election Integrity, Preserve American Democracy

Latest Votes:

Sep 28 2022

Voted Yes On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended on HR3482

To establish the National Center for the Advancement of Aviation.

Sep 28 2022

Voted Yes On Agreeing to the Resolution on HRES1396

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3843) Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 7780) Mental Health Matters Act; and providing for consideration of ...

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $2,233,947
Individual $779,522
PAC & SuperPac $836,472
Disbursements: $1,220,423
Individual Refunds $15,781
Committee Refunds $1,700
Debts Owed $0
Cash on Hand $1,325,864

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

hr8684 - Aug 9 2022

To extend by 19 days the authorization for the special assessment for the Domestic Trafficking Victims' Fund.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr8637 - Aug 2 2022

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide for training on alternatives to use of force, de-escalation, and mental and behavioral health and suicidal crises.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
3

hres1137 - May 24 2022

Expressing concern for the drought and endemic food insecurity plaguing the Horn of Africa and calling for greater humanitarian and agricultural assistance to the region.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
4

hres1133 - May 19 2022

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, or at risk of entering, the foster care system.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
17

hr7416 - Apr 6 2022

To amend parts B and E of title IV of the Social Security Act to remove barriers and encourage kinship guardianship, foster, or adoptive placements for children who cannot be safely cared for in their own homes, and for other purposes.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
4

hr7394 - Apr 5 2022

To provide for improvements in the treatment of women in the criminal justice system.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
2

hr7240 - Mar 28 2022

To reauthorize the READ Act.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
10

hr6878 - Mar 1 2022

To address the health needs of incarcerated women related to pregnancy and childbirth, and for other purposes.

House Budget Committee

Cosponsors
23

hr6479 - Jan 25 2022

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

House Education and Labor Committee

Cosponsors
1

hres659 - Sep 20 2021

Expressing support for the designation of September 2021 as "National Kinship Care Month".

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
4

hr4348 - Jul 2 2021

To remove administrative barriers to participation of Indian tribes in Federal child welfare programs, and increase Federal funding for tribal child welfare programs, and for other purposes.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
2

hr3473 - May 25 2021

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 Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Cosponsors
22

hr3473 - May 25 2021

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 Agriculture Committee

Cosponsors
23

hres294 - Apr 8 2021

Encouraging reunions of divided Korean-American families.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
30

hr2274 - Mar 29 2021

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

House Education and Labor Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr1280 - Feb 24 2021

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

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
199

hr1280 - Feb 24 2021

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
199

hr1280 - Feb 24 2021

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
199

hr1280 - Feb 24 2021

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
199

hr965 - Feb 11 2021

To establish a comprehensive United States Government initiative to build the capacity of young leaders and entrepreneurs in Africa, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
30

hr965 - Feb 11 2021

To establish a comprehensive United States Government initiative to build the capacity of young leaders and entrepreneurs in Africa, and for other purposes.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
30

hr965 - Feb 11 2021

To establish a comprehensive United States Government initiative to build the capacity of young leaders and entrepreneurs in Africa, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
30

hr965 - Feb 11 2021

To establish a comprehensive United States Government initiative to build the capacity of young leaders and entrepreneurs in Africa, and for other purposes.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres1225 - Nov 17 2020

Celebrating the National Urban League on its 110th year of service to the United States.

House Education and Labor Committee

Cosponsors
47

hres1221 - Nov 16 2020

Urging the United States to uphold its commitments under international treaties related to refugees and asylum-seekers and halt deportations of Cameroonian citizens.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
52

hr8352 - Sep 23 2020

To advance black families in the 21st Century.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
46

hr8161 - Sep 4 2020

To authorize implementation grants to community-based nonprofits to operate one-stop reentry centers.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr8161 - Sep 4 2020

To authorize implementation grants to community-based nonprofits to operate one-stop reentry centers.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr8161 - Sep 4 2020

To authorize implementation grants to community-based nonprofits to operate one-stop reentry centers.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr8118 - Aug 28 2020

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to strengthen coverage under the Medicaid program for certain foster youth individuals.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
13

hr7718 - Jul 22 2020

To address the health needs of incarcerated women related to pregnancy and childbirth, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr7718 - Jul 22 2020

To address the health needs of incarcerated women related to pregnancy and childbirth, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
35

hr7718 - Jul 22 2020

To address the health needs of incarcerated women related to pregnancy and childbirth, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
35

hr7673 - Jul 20 2020

To ensure the United States diplomatic workforce at all levels reflects the diverse composition of the United States.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
10

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

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