Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. Sylvia Garcia

Rep. Sylvia Garcia

Democrat, Texas, 29th District
Office 202-225-1688 | @RepSylviaGarcia | Facebook

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Grade

12

Votes for Children

42

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

0

Actions Against the Interests of Children

During the 117th Congress, Rep. Garcia has taken 12 votes that would help the children in her district. She has introduced 2 bills and cosponsored 40 bills to help children. Rep. Garcia 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. Garcia 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.1177 the U.S. Citizenship Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1234 the Ending Corporal Punishment in Schools Act of 2021.

  • voted for and co-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.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1366 the Protect the Youth Vote Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1379 the Protecting LGBTQ Youth Act.

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.1454 the Ghost Guns Are Guns Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1570 the George Floyd Law Enforcement Trust and Integrity 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.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.2358 the Voter Empowerment Act of 2021.

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

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

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.2908 the Childhood Offenders Rehabilitation and Safety Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3111 the Grandfamily Housing Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3149 the HEAL for Immigrant Families 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.3929 the Disarm Hate Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3961 the COVER Now 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.530 the REUNITE 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.

  • 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 H.R.826 the Divided Families Reunification Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.928 the American Family 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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