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Congressman Joseph Kennedy from Massachusetts

Profile for Congressman Joseph Kennedy from Massachusetts

Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy
Democrat
Next Election: 2020
Joseph P. Kennedy
Massachusetts
202-225-5931
District: 4
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Latest Announcements:

Latest Votes:

Sep 30 2020

Voted Yes On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended on HR4764

Timely ReAuthorization of Necessary Stem-cell Programs Lends Access to Needed Therapies Act

Sep 30 2020

Voted Yes On Passage on HR6270

Uyghur Forced Labor Disclosure Act

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $4,496,056
Individual $3,270,825
PAC & SuperPac $887,643
Disbursements: $3,074,453
Individual Refunds $58,229
Committee Refunds $1,000
Debts Owed $0
Cash on Hand $4,173,181

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

hr7780 - Jul 24 2020

To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Center for Mental Health Services of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to award grants to facilitate the funding of community-based mental health and substance use disorder services and peer support programs, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr7723 - Jul 22 2020

To establish the position of Interagency Coordinator for Behavioral Health to coordinate the programs and activities of the Federal Government relating to mental health, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
4

hr7686 - Jul 20 2020

To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a program to provide full compensation to any essential COVID-19 frontline worker who was seriously injured or died as a result of having COVID-19, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr7638 - Jul 16 2020

To establish certain employment protections for temporary workers, and for other purposes.

House Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
10

hr7460 - Jul 1 2020

To extend the authority for the establishment by the Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation of a commemorative work to commemorate the mission of the Peace Corps and the ideals on which the Peace Corps was founded, and for other purposes.

House Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr7173 - Jun 11 2020

To protect the status of lands held in trust for the benefit of federally recognized Indian Tribes, and for other purposes.

House Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr7134 - Jun 8 2020

To amend title 18, United States Code, to lower the mens rea standard to reckless for the offense related to depriving persons of their rights under the color of law, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
23

hr5900 - Feb 13 2020

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to streamline enrollment under the Medicaid program of certain providers across State lines, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
2

hr5842 - Feb 11 2020

To authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to award grants to entities to enable such entities to participate in decisions impacting the health and safety of their communities in connection with the release of certain hazardous air pollutants and the permitting of solid waste disposal facilities and hazardous waste facilities, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
2

hr5513 - Dec 19 2019

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and the Safe Drinking Water Act to modify the payment periods of loans from State revolving funds under those Acts, and for other purposes.

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Cosponsors
8

hr5513 - Dec 19 2019

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and the Safe Drinking Water Act to modify the payment periods of loans from State revolving funds under those Acts, and for other purposes.

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Cosponsors
8

hr4419 - Sep 19 2019

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that workers and communities that are responsible for record corporate profits benefit from the wealth that those workers and communities help to create, and for other purposes.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr4418 - Sep 19 2019

To prohibit a court from awarding damages based on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, or actual or perceived sexual orientation, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr3133 - Jun 5 2019

To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gay and trans panic defenses.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
27

hr2874 - May 21 2019

To strengthen parity in mental health and substance use disorder benefits.

House Education and Labor

Cosponsors
12

hr1920 - Mar 27 2019

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a higher Federal matching rate for increased expenditures under Medicaid for mental and behavioral health services, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
4

hr1879 - Mar 26 2019

To amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for 12-month continuous enrollment of individuals under the Medicaid program and Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
1

hres124 - Feb 11 2019

Expressing opposition to banning service in the Armed Forces by openly transgender individuals.

House Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
217

hres124 - Feb 11 2019

Expressing opposition to banning service in the Armed Forces by openly transgender individuals.

House Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
108

hr6524 - Jul 25 2018

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to streamline enrollment of certain Medicaid providers and suppliers across State lines, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr6358 - Jul 12 2018

To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gay and trans panic defenses.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
21

hr6358 - Jul 12 2018

To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gay and trans panic defenses.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
10

hr4778 - Jan 11 2018

To strengthen parity in mental health and substance use disorder benefits.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
7

hr3222 - Jul 13 2017

Do No Harm Act

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
65

hr3222 - Jul 13 2017

To amend the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 to protect civil rights and otherwise prevent meaningful harm to third parties, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
52

hr3192 - Jul 12 2017

To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to ensure access to mental health services for children under the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
22

hr3192 - Jul 12 2017

To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to ensure access to mental health services for children under the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr2924 - Jun 15 2017

To amend the National Security Act of 1947 to establish the National Russian Threat Response Center within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and for other purposes.

House Appropriations Committee

Cosponsors
7

hr1762 - Mar 28 2017

POWER Act

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
15

hr1762 - Mar 28 2017

To promote pro bono legal services as a critical way in which to empower survivors of domestic violence.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
12

hr1652 - Mar 21 2017

To provide for the regulation of over-the-counter hearing aids.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
2

hres154 - Feb 27 2017

Of inquiry requesting the President of the United States and directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services to transmit certain information to the House of Representatives relating to plans to repeal or replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health-related measures of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
20