Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. Donald Beyer

Rep. Donald Beyer

Democrat, Virginia, 8th District
Office 202-225-4376 | @RepDonBeyer | Facebook

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Grade

8

Votes for Children

35

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

0

Actions Against the Interests of Children

Rep. Beyer represents a district with a child poverty rate of 10.6 percent. 3.8 percent of children in this district are in extreme poverty, 11.4 percent are food insecure, and 5.7 percent lack health insurance. During the 116th Congress, Rep. Beyer has taken 8 votes that would help the children in his district. He has introduced 0 bills and cosponsored 35 bills to help children. Rep. Beyer has taken 0 actions in support of legislation we believe to be against the interests of children.

This report card includes information on more than 500 bills introduced during this Congress. So far, Rep. Beyer has taken the following action during this Congress:

  • co-sponsored H.R.1011 the Protecting Sensitive Locations Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1012 the REUNITE Act.

  • voted for H.R.1112 the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019.

  • voted for H.R.1122 the Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1185 the FAMILY Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1236 the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1296 the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1364 the Child Care for Working Families Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1367 the CAMRA Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1384 the Medicare for All Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1560 the American Family Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1705 the Jaime’s Law.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2411 the Tobacco to 21 Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2415 the Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2452 the Medicare for America Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2649 the Tax Equity and Prosperity for Puerto Rican Families Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2708 the Disarm Hate Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2867 the Ethan’s Law.

  • did not vote on H.R.2940 the bill to extend the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families and related programs through September 30, 2019..

  • co-sponsored H.R.3018 the Ensuring Equal Access to Shelter Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3076 the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3077 the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3157 the Working Families Tax Relief Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3214 the Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3265 the 3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2019.

  • voted for H.R.3401 the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3404 the Empowering Law Enforcement for Safer Firearm Transfers Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3553 the Untraceable Firearms Act of 2019.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.5 the Equality Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.511 the Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5202 the Protecting Critical Services for Mothers and Babies Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5349 the Protect SNAP Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.541 the Keep Families Together Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.582 the Raise the Wage Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.6 the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.656 the DREAMers, Immigrants, and Refugees (DIRe) Legal Aid Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.8 the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.865 the Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2019.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.95 the Homeless Veteran Families Act.

  • 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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