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Congressman Nydia Velázquez from New York

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Congressman Nydia M. Velázquez
Democrat
Next Election: 2022
Nydia M. Velázquez
New York
202-225-2361
District: 7
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Latest Announcements:

Aug 10 2021 - 11:16 AM

Velzquez, Blumenthal, Additional Members of Congress Call on EPA to Strip Chlorpyrifos from U.S. Agriculture & Food

Jul 29 2021 - 6:44 PM

Velzquez Secures Earmark Funding for Local Projects in Massive Bill

Latest Votes:

Oct 21 2021

Voted Yes On Agreeing to the Resolution on HRES730

Recommending that the House of Representatives find Stephen K. Bannon in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with a subpoena duly issued by the Select Committee to Investigate the ...

Oct 21 2021

Voted Yes On Agreeing to the Resolution on HRES727

Relating to the consideration of House Report 117-152 and an accompanying resolution

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $821,446
Individual $448,532
PAC & SuperPac $372,800
Disbursements: $694,477
Individual Refunds $18,115
Committee Refunds $0
Debts Owed $7,737
Cash on Hand $310,382

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

hr5675 - Oct 21 2021

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for and support liver illness visibility, education, and research, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
3

hres685 - Sep 27 2021

Expressing support for the recognition of September 26, 2021, as "World Contraception Day" and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding global and domestic access to contraception.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
17

hr4292 - Jun 30 2021

To provide for the establishment of COVID-19 and pandemic response centers of excellence, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
16

hr4293 - Jun 30 2021

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide loan deferment and loan cancellation for certain founders and employees of small business start-ups, to amend the Small Business Act to establish a young entrepreneurs business center, and for other purposes.

House Small Business Committee

Cosponsors
4

hr4245 - Jun 29 2021

To require public benefit corporations to accept cash for certain transportation as a condition of receiving Federal funds, and for other purposes.

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr4245 - Jun 29 2021

To require public benefit corporations to accept cash for certain transportation as a condition of receiving Federal funds, and for other purposes.

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr3453 - May 20 2021

To provide community-based nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger groups with funding to partner with small and mid-sized restaurants to expand meal access and delivery for low-income and vulnerable populations during, and through 1 year following the end of, a pandemic or public health emergency.

House Agriculture Committee

Cosponsors
6

hr3453 - May 20 2021

To provide community-based nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger groups with funding to partner with small and mid-sized restaurants to expand meal access and delivery for low-income and vulnerable populations during, and through 1 year following the end of, a pandemic or public health emergency.

House Agriculture Committee

Cosponsors
6

hr3227 - May 13 2021

To repeal the military surplus program under title 10, United States Code.

House Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
17

hr3228 - May 13 2021

To direct the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to improve science, data, and services that enable sound decision-making in response to coastal flood risk, including impacts of sea level rise, storm events, changing Great Lakes water levels, and land subsidence.

House Science, Space, and Technology Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr2949 - Apr 30 2021

To amend section 1908 of title 41, United States Code, to exempt certain contracts from the periodic inflation adjustments to an acquisition-related dollar threshold.

House Oversight and Reform Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr2826 - Apr 22 2021

To establish a Global Climate Change Resilience Strategy, to authorize the admission of climate-displaced persons, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
6

hr2712 - Apr 20 2021

To ensure that certain loan programs of the Small Business Administration are made available to cannabis-related legitimate businesses and service providers, and for other purposes.

House Agriculture Committee

Cosponsors
5

hr2541 - Apr 14 2021

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to establish grants to reduce the incidence of hate crimes, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
8

hr2540 - Apr 14 2021

To amend the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit certain unfair credit practices, and for other purposes.

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr2539 - Apr 14 2021

To direct the Secretary of Education to make grants for hate crime prevention and prejudice reduction education, and for other purposes.

House Education and Labor Committee

Cosponsors
7

hr2070 - Mar 18 2021

To recognize the right of the People of Puerto Rico to call a status convention through which the people would exercise their natural right to self-determination, and to establish a mechanism for congressional consideration of such decision, and for other purposes.

House Rules Committee

Cosponsors
73

hr2068 - Mar 18 2021

To create a safe harbor for insurers engaging in the business of insurance in connection with a cannabis-related legitimate business, and for other purposes.

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr2069 - Mar 18 2021

To amend the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act of 1975 to modify the exemptions from certain disclosure requirements.

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
2

hr1993 - Mar 17 2021

To direct the Secretary of Energy to provide grants for energy improvements to certain public buildings, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
6

hr1952 - Mar 16 2021

To provide for the establishment of a national standard for incorporating a passive identification ability into all firearms sold in the United States, and to require the reporting of lost or stolen firearms to the appropriate law enforcement authorities.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr1863 - Mar 11 2021

To establish a grant program to fund the installation of green roof systems on public school buildings, and for other purposes.

House Education and Labor Committee

Cosponsors
7

hr1780 - Mar 10 2021

To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require disclosures related to the Paris Climate Agreement, and for other purposes.

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr1722 - Mar 9 2021

To amend titles XI and XIX of the Social Security Act to stabilize the Medicaid program in Puerto Rico.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
5

hr1723 - Mar 9 2021

To amend chapter 11 of title 35, United States Code, to require the voluntary collection of demographic information for patent inventors, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr1317 - Feb 24 2021

To provide compensation to certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr1268 - Feb 23 2021

To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award targeted grants to State, Tribal, Territorial, and local health departments or nonprofit organizations in geographic locations with racial and ethnic minorities and other vulnerable populations disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 to disseminate information regarding the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
19

hr1192 - Feb 22 2021

To impose requirements on the payment of compensation to professional persons employed in voluntary cases commenced under title III of the Puerto Rico Oversight Management and Economic Stability Act (commonly known as "PROMESA").

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
8

hr1192 - Feb 22 2021

To impose requirements on the payment of compensation to professional persons employed in voluntary cases commenced under title III of the Puerto Rico Oversight Management and Economic Stability Act (commonly known as "PROMESA").

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
8

hr1192 - Feb 22 2021

To impose requirements on the payment of compensation to professional persons employed in voluntary cases commenced under title III of the Puerto Rico Oversight Management and Economic Stability Act (commonly known as "PROMESA").

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
6

hr1192 - Feb 22 2021

To impose requirements on the payment of compensation to professional persons employed in voluntary cases commenced under title III of the Puerto Rico Oversight Management and Economic Stability Act (commonly known as "PROMESA").

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
8

hr1192 - Feb 22 2021

To impose requirements on the payment of compensation to professional persons employed in voluntary cases commenced under title III of the Puerto Rico Oversight Management and Economic Stability Act (commonly known as "PROMESA").

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
7

hr1192 - Feb 22 2021

To impose requirements on the payment of compensation to professional persons employed in voluntary cases commenced under title III of the Puerto Rico Oversight Management and Economic Stability Act (commonly known as "PROMESA").

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
8

hr1191 - Feb 18 2021

For the relief of Ravidath Lawrence Ragbir.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr1188 - Feb 18 2021

To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issuers to disclose information on pay raises made to executives and non-executive employees, and for other purposes.

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr8824 - Nov 27 2020

To require the continuation of the FHA affordable rental housing financing partnership with the Federal Financing Bank, and for other purposes.

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres1235 - Nov 20 2020

Expressing support for the recognition and celebration of the vital role of small businesses, along with the efforts of the Small Business Administration to help Americans start, build, and grow businesses.

House Small Business Committee

Cosponsors
20

hr8793 - Nov 19 2020

To designate Nicaragua, Honduras, and Guatemala under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
17

hr8750 - Nov 12 2020

To direct the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to establish a National Coastal Data Information System, and for other purposes.

House Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr8577 - Oct 9 2020

To provide grants for Civic Justice Corps programs for court-involved, previously incarcerated, and otherwise disadvantaged youth and young adults.

House Education and Labor Committee

Cosponsors
1