Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. Karen Bass

Rep. Karen Bass

Democrat, California, 37th District
Office 202-225-7084 | @RepKarenBass | Facebook

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Grade

12

Votes for Children

65

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

0

Actions Against the Interests of Children

During the 117th Congress, Rep. Bass has taken 12 votes that would help the children in her district. She has introduced 7 bills and cosponsored 58 bills to help children. Rep. Bass has taken 0 actions we believe to be against the interests of children.

This report card includes information on more than 400 bills introduced during this Congress. So far, Rep. Bass has taken the following action during this Congress:

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.1 the For the People Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1116 the IRS Enhancement and Tax Gap Reduction Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1177 the U.S. Citizenship Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1212 the Kira Johnson Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1247 the Safe Home Act of 2021.

  • voted for and sponsored H.R.1280 the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1308 the New Deal for New Americans Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.1319 the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1347 the Eric Garner Excessive Use of Force Prevention Act of 2021.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.1446 the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1558 the Child Poverty Reduction Act of 2021.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.1603 the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2021.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.1620 the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1688 the Native American Child Protection Act.




  • co-sponsored H.R.1808 the Assault Weapons Ban of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1919 the EATS Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2011 the WIC Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2028 the Fostering Postsecondary Success for Foster and Homeless Youth Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2033 the Timely Mental Health for Foster Youth Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2377 the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2465 the Healthy Families Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2766 the Families Belong Together Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2814 the Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2817 the Child Care for Working Families Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2834 the Protecting Miranda Rights for Kids Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2858 the Sara’s Law and the Preventing Unfair Sentencing Act of 2021.


  • co-sponsored H.R.2925 the Freedom for Families Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3031 the Adoption Tax Credit Refundability Act of 2021.


  • co-sponsored H.R.3115 the Universal School Meals Program Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3126 the Healthy MOM Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3149 the HEAL for Immigrant Families Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3247 the Stop EITC and CTC Seizures Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3312 the Real Education and Access for Healthy Youth Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3474 the Keeping All Students Safe Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3480 the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3488 the John Lewis Every Child Deserves a Family Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3580 the Eviction Prevention Act of 2021.


  • co-sponsored H.R.3929 the Disarm Hate Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.40 the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4077 the Closing the Meal Gap Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.447 the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.485 the Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5 the Equality Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.51 the Washington, D.C. Admission Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.55 the Emmett Till Antilynching Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.6 the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.603 the Raise the Wage Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.604 the Reopen and Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.616 the Emergency Water is a Human Right Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.748 the Ethan’s Law.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.8 the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.804 the FAMILY Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.826 the Divided Families Reunification Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.909 the Moms Matter Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.925 the Data to Save Moms Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.928 the American Family Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.937 the Tech To Save Moms Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.943 the Social Determinants for Moms Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.945 the To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance to States to educate providers, managed care entities, and other insurers about the value and process of delivering respectful maternal health care through diverse and multidisciplinar.

  • co-sponsored H.R.948 the Justice for Incarcerated Moms Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.950 the IMPACT to Save Moms Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.959 the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021.

  • As with any scorecard, this tool is inherently limited. Some members may score differently than they might expect because a committee assignment requires they work primarily on issues outside the scope of CDF’s portfolio. Additionally, because the important work done by leadership in Congress is not entirely captured by our model, Members of Congress in leadership roles tend to appear near the middle of our range of grades. There are some data limitations as well. A truly comprehensive measure of action taken on behalf of children would likely include things like floor statements, committee votes, votes on amendments, public leadership, and much more. An expansion of this Report Card to include those additional data may be possible in the future.

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